Prevenive war or preemptive war8

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Amanda Thomann 102-30 02-05-08 Summary Response Journals 2 Chapter 2 essays Preventive war or preemptive war By: Ulrich Arnswald 1. Ulrich Arnswald assumes that Iraq was not an imminent threat, but we don’t know what would’ve happened had we not attacked them. 2. Ulrich Arnswald is a German professor of political philosophy and founding director of the European Institute for International Affairs. 3. Arnswald gives and evaluative and causal article by showing us that the Iraq war will set a precedent for any future engagements of war. He is against preemptive war. 4. Arswald is trying to show the difference between preventive and preemptive war by giving us his definitions according to the Caroline provision. He does not believe that the U.S. was right in its attack on Iraq. 5. Ulrich Arnswald starts by claiming that the attack on Iraq did not fit the criteria of a preventive war. Preventive war to him didn’t occur because there was no imminent
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Unformatted text preview: threat on the United States by Iraq. He claims that preemptive law is rejected in international law and is a new concept made up by the United States. He claims that preemptive strikes have occurred and that our attack on Iraq lowered the standards of international law. 6. Concepts to understand in this article: Security Council- is the organ of the United Nations charged with the maintenance of international peace and security. Its powers, outlined in the United Nations Charter, include the establishment of peacekeeping operations, the establishment of international sanctions regimes, and the authorization for military action 7. All in all, it seems that we the people will never really know the real story on exactly what happened prior to our attack against Iraq. Fortunately, there are some truths that have been discovered that our government cannot hide....
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