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Iraq Attack: Aggression or Self-Defense?

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posted on Feb, 1 2003 @ 04:21 AM
Does Hussein's threat justify 'anticipatory self-defense?'

As the Bush administration attempts to rally support for a U.S. military invasion of Iraq, the world questions whether such an action would be an illegal first strike under international law or an acceptable application of "anticipatory self-defense?"

'Self-Defense' is in the eye of the defender On June 7, 1981, Israeli fighter-bombers attacked and destroyed Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor near Baghdad only days before the reactor was set to come online.

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