Kerry asks Congress for war powers to strike Daesh

March 11, 2015 6:14 PM

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Kerry, Ashton Carter and General Martin Dempsey, called for a united vote in favour of a new authorisation for use of military force (AUMF) to take on Daesh.

Washington - Secretary of State John Kerry urged lawmakers on Wednesday to give President Barack Obama updated war powers to go after militants at “a pivotal hour” in the battle against them.

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