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What does WPA stand for?

WPA stands for War Powers Act of 1973

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  • Military and Government

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COLUMN: IN OUR OPINION It isn't quite "war is peace," but President Obama has taken a page out of Orwell with his absurd claim that this nation's military involvement in Libya - now in its 96th day - does not constitute "hostilities" and thus is not subject to the War Powers Act of 1973.
The War Powers Act of 1973 requires any US president to receive congressional approval after 60 days of any military action.