Difference between revisions of "Attack Iran, Ignore the Constitution"

From Discourse DB
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Added quote attribute)
Line 5: Line 5:
url=http://www.thenation.com/doc/20060508/attack_iran|
url=http://www.thenation.com/doc/20060508/attack_iran|
date=4/21/2006|
date=4/21/2006|
position=Against
position=Against|
quote="But the Bush doctrine of pre-emptive war, as laid out in the 2002 National Security Strategy of the United States and reiterated in 2006, claims for the President the power to attack other countries--like Iran--simply because he asserts they pose a threat. It thereby removes the decision of war and peace from Congress and gives it the President. It is, as Senator Robert Byrd put it, 'unconstitutional on its face.'"
}}
}}
"But the Bush doctrine of pre-emptive war, as laid out in the 2002 National Security Strategy of the United States and reiterated in 2006, claims for the President the power to attack other countries--like Iran--simply because he asserts they pose a threat. It thereby removes the decision of war and peace from Congress and gives it the President. It is, as Senator Robert Byrd put it, 'unconstitutional on its face.'"

Revision as of 21:59, July 21, 2006

This item addresses the topic .