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Proposed Deployment of United States Armed Forces Into Bosnia


The President, acting without specific statutory authorization, may lawfully introduce United States ground troops into Bosnia in order to assist the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to ensure compliance with a peace agreement.

Updated July 9, 2014