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title=Attack Iran, Ignore the Constitution
|title=Attack Iran, Ignore the Constitution
author={{Opinion_Author|Jeremy Brecher}}{{Opinion_Author|Brendan Smith}}|
|author1=Jeremy Brecher
source=The Nation|
|Brendan Smith
url=http://www.thenation.com/doc/20060508/attack_iran|
|source=The Nation
date=4/21/2006|
|url=http://www.thenation.com/doc/20060508/attack_iran
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.'"
|date=4/21/2006
|category1=US Middle East Foreign Policy
|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.'"
|category2=Limits of Presidential Powers
}}
}}
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[Category:US Middle East Foreign Policy]
[Category:Limits of Presidential Powers]

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Source The Nation
Date 4/21/2006
URL http://www.thenation.com/doc/20060508/attack_iran
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Quotes-start.png "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.'" Quotes-end.png


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