A sea change in the politics of war

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DEBRIEF | Congress spent months debating the last two Iraq wars. But this week, the House and Senate each took only a few hours to sign off on the president’s plan to once again deploy U.S. troops in the Middle East. Now, leaders in both parties are asking an uncomfortable question: Have lawmakers forfeited their rightful role in the most solemn of all national decisions?

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