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News in Review - February 2003 The U.S. vs. Iraq: Testing a New Doctrine

Motivated by the tragedy of September 11, the U.S. has recently announced a historic policy change. The Bush Doctrine proclaims that the U.S. will pre-emptively and — if necessary — unilaterally attack with overpowering force any nation posing a threat to it. Since the fall of 2002 the U.S. has been making the case that Saddam Hussein’s Iraq poses just ...
  • 2003
  • 00:14:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2003

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News in Review - April 2001 Missile Defence: A New Arms Race?

A plan by the United States for a national missile defence shield to counter any possible nuclear attack has raised a diplomatic furor around the world. China, Russia and a number of other European nations have strongly protested the project. While many U.S. citizens and government officials believe that such a defence system will act as a deterrent, others in ...
  • 2001
  • 00:14:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/15/2001

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