Would You Ever Support Preemptive Military Action?

The United States has no desire to be the world policeman, but there are times when it is called on to join its allies in addressing dangerous problems. Operation Iraqi Freedom sent an important message. Abusive dictators now have to worry that they will no longer be able to hide behind the banner of state sovereignty. It is always preferable to have multilateral backing for any intervention, but often this is impossible. It happened in Iraq, Bosnia, Kosovo and Rwanda. Continue reading