Washington Post Op-Ed [1]

Washington Post Op-Ed

Why is the United States flirting with a new doctrine of preemptive war so radical it has no precedent in international law or American history — and why hasn’t this flirtation provoked our politicians to conduct a serious national debate, first of all in Congress?

It isn’t easy for the world’s leading power to alarm all of its allies in a matter of months, but this is what the United States has done, for purposes that remain mysterious.