In part III of our series examining the future of the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force, Guest Blogger Jennifer Daskal of the American University Washington College of Law examines the impact that an eventual repeal of the AUMF would have on the use of lethal force and the detention of terror suspects.
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ICRC president Peter Maurer has begun a visit to Niger and Mali in order to assess and be in a position to report to the international community on the situation from a humanitarian viewpoint in those two countries.
Mr Maurer, who arrived yesterday, will visit Niamey and Agadez in Niger before continuing on to Mopti and Bamako in Mali. He will conclude his visit on 24 October.