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The Preemptive-Strike Debate

President Bush's standoff with Iraq has prompted debate over whether preemptive strikes are a justifiable U.S. military option. What do you think?
  • "Those Iraqis have had it coming for a long time, suffering under the oppressive rule of a maniacal tyrant like that."

    Jon Gordimer Delivery Driver
  • "Who's going to stop us, I ask you? The rest of the world? Excuse me while I laugh."

    Eileen Stavros Librarian
  • "If we don't take decisive action now, we run the risk of countless Iraqis continuing to live."

    Rachel Eckert English Teacher
  • "Preemptive strikes are a dicey proposition. How about a test strike on Spain, to see how that goes?"

    Craig Utrecht Cashier
  • "What other choice do we have? We've already exhausted every possible effort to find bin Laden."

    George Banks Systems <br>Analyst
  • "Hey, if you've got a fucking problem with it, you can talk to my fucking fist. I'll be in the Senate chambers."

    Stephen <br>Edwards Legislator


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