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War and Responsibility: Constitutional Lessons of Vietnam and Its Aftermath

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Oct 6, 2020
1993
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Twenty years after the signing of the Paris Accords, the constitutional ambiguities of American involvement in the Vietnam War remain unresolved. John Hart Ely examines the overall constitutionality of America’s role in Vietnam; and shows that Congress authorized each new phase of American involvement without committing itself to the stated aims of intervention.