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.