ANSWERing Bush’s biggest myths about Iraq
This excellent factsheet, which can be freely distributed, methodically and logically disarms ten myths about an Iraq War.
“Myth # 1: The United States has the right to wage preemptive war against Iraq.
Preemptive war is war of aggression. Under international law, a preemptive war may be justified as an act of self defense only where there exists a genuine and imminent threat of physical attack. Bush’s preemptive war against Iraq doesn’t even purport to preempt a physical attack. It purports to preempt a threat that is neither issued nor posed.” Much more