Unformatted text preview: -Sept 22: UAE and Saudi Arabia withdrew recognition of Taliban Gov’t-On Oct 7 the USA and the UK attacked-On December 20 th the UN allowed NATO to reconstitute civil gov’t in Afghanistan-Insurgency began and the Taliban tried to reassert themselves-Did the USA and UK have just cause? Yes-‘’ ‘’ Right intention? -Legitimate Authority? Yes-Last resort? Questionable-Reasonable Chance of Success? Getting rid of the Taliban = yes Iraq-Saddam is an asshole-Attacked everyone-Got contained-1998 still had UN weapons inspectors-Then they said fuck it I’m done and they left-Bush said fuck Saddam-Everyone was convinced that he had weapons of mass destruction but he didn’t-2002 Bush said let’s get em-Preventive war-...
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- Spring '08
- Laws of war, legitimate authority, reasonable chance