Public Commentary


Now that the US war in Afghanistan is over, it’s time to revisit war powers in Responsible Statecraft

Congress moves to reclaim its war powers in The Conversation

Why disputes between Congress and the White House so often end up in court in The Conversation

Presidents Were Never Meant to Have Unilateral War Powers in Foreign Affairs

George Washington was silent, but Trump tweets regularly–running for President has changed over the years in The Conversation

‘Stolen’ elections open wounds that may never heal in The Conversation

Trump, like Obama, tests the limits of presidential war powers in The Conversation

The “Skinny” Articles of Impeachment Mean More than You May Think in The Washington Post

If Impeachment Comes to the Senate–5 Questions Answered in The Conversation

Could Congress Reverse Trump’s Decision to Pull Troops Out of Syria? in The Conversation

Reddit AMA about American Politics

Blog posts on American Politics and Political Thought at IHS

Videos about the American Founding

Interviews, talks, and podcasts

June 8, 2021: Bill of Rights Institute Scholar Talk: The Politics of War Powers

April 20, 2021: Are the President’s War Powers Out of Control?

February 10, 2021: The Brian Nichols Show: Joe Biden’s Foreign Policy

February 4, 2021: IHS Speak for a Sandwich: The Politics of War Powers

March 9, 2020: The Politics of War Powers: The Theory and History of Presidential Unilateralism New Books Network

January 14, 2020: Connections with Evan Dawson: Author Sarah Burns on her book The Politics of War Powers

November 27, 2019: The Curious Task: Is American Foreign Policy Broken?