TITLE

Fires Next Time

AUTHOR(S)
Biden Jr., Joseph R.
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
New Republic;6/28/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 24, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the author's account of how the invasion of Iraq was authorized by the United States Congress. Background on relations between the United Nations and Iraq; The threat from Saddam Hussein's dictatorship and its potential impact on the Middle East; Discussion of the draft resolution giving the President power to wage war; The issue of American military preemption; When the President decided to pursue military rather than diplomatic means of dealing with Iraq; How Congress warned the Bush administration about mistakes it was making; Impact of the Vietnam syndrome on public trust.
ACCESSION #
13490086

 

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