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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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- Spring '09