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

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topic=Hypothetical United States Attack on Iran|
title=Attack Iran, Ignore the Constitution
author={{Opinion_Author|Jeremy Brecher}}{{Opinion_Author|Brendan Smith}}|
author={{Opinion_Author|Jeremy Brecher}}{{Opinion_Author|Brendan Smith}}|
source=The Nation|
source=The Nation|
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|
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.'"
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.'"
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