Pre-emptive War Pre-emptive War pre-emptive_war us_interventions_project 1848 lincoln false 1 ------ Abraham Lincoln writes '<i>Allow the President to invade a neighboring nation, whenever <i>he</i> shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion ... and you allow him to make war at pleasure.</i>'. [[ http://kinkade.ws/cwt_alt/resources/e-texts/lincoln/02.htm | E-Text ]] [[ http://www.msnbc.com/news/806286.asp?cp1=1 | Article ]] ====== Today org.ccr.persist.link.TimelineLink@1497d11_2 false 1 ------ The Bush Doctrine being used to justify war on Iraq - '<i>To forestall or prevent such hostile acts by our adversaries, the United States will, if necessary, act preemptively.</i>' [[ http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/wh/15425.htm" | US National Security Strategy ]] [[ http://www.msnbc.com/news/806286.asp?cp1=1 | Article ]] ======