Pejman Yousefzadeh: August 2002 Archives

The Legalities of War

Yale University Law professor Bruce Ackerman's argument against a preemptive military action in Iraq is a triumph of faulty legal reasoning and inaccurate historical analysis. A recent article by Ackerman makes the case that there is no legal basis for... Read More

The Perils of Recycling

Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman, the Democratic party's nominee for Vice President in 2000, recently took on his former patron, Al Gore, by saying that Gore's populist tone helped sink the Democrats' electoral chances during the 2000 election. In front of... Read More

Inside Out, Upside Down

Last week, the New York Times reported on the existence of a novel plan to invade Iraq and defeat the forces of Saddam Hussein. Called the "inside-out" plan, this scheme proposes to have American forces take Baghdad, along with a... Read More

Make War, Not Love

I just recently finished reading Carl von Clausewitz's On War (Vom Kriege)-the first time I had read the book since college. It occurred to me just how much the planners of the war on terrorism can learn from Clausewitz as... Read More

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