Presidents and all politicians are executors for the bipartisan National Security Agenda
Obama to Assert Unilateral Agenda
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unilateral executive privilege nothing new:
Obama presidential order waives penalties under the Child Soldiers Protection Act of 2008
2012 thecable.foreignpolicy.com/ posts/ 2012/10/ 01/ obama_waives_sanctions_on_countries_that_use_child_soldiers
Obama waived almost all U.S. sanctions that use child soldiers for the third year in a row...presidential memorandum waiving penalties for U.S. arms sales to Libya, South Sudan, and Yemen and partially waived sanctions against the Congo...countries declared the worst abusers of child soldiers by the State Department under the Child Soldiers Protection Act of 2008
"When a little boy is kidnapped, turned into a child soldier, forced to kill or be killed - that's slavery, It is barbaric, it is evil, and it has no place in a civilized world. Now, as a nation, we've long rejected such cruelty"
2012 Obama, Clinton Global Initiative. http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2012/09/25/remarks-president-...
Presidential Determination No. 2011-4 to Section 404(c) of the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008