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How can we argue that the US military should be controlled more by Congress and less by the President?

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There are arguments to be made in both directions on this issue.  The Constitution gave the president the power to be the commander-in-chief of the military.  However, it also gave Congress the power to make rules to regulate the military, to declare war, and to set the levels at which the military will be funded.

Many people would argue that the president should have more control over the military.  The main reason for this is that the...

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