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Wrongheaded NYT Views When They're Right

by Stephen Lendman

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Times omits what readers most need to know.

On March 9, a Times editorial headlined "Repeal the Military Force Law." Reasons given omitted what's most important. More on that below.

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On September 14, 2001, Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) was introduced. It never should have been done in the first place. 

UN Charter provisions explain under what conditions waging war is justified. They're clear and unambiguous.

Article 2(3) and Article 33(1) require peaceful settlement of international disputes. Article 2(4) prohibits force or its threatened use.

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Article 51 allows the "right of individual or collective self-defense if an armed attack occurs against a Member".until the Security Council has taken measures to maintain international peace and security."

 

Justifiable self-defense is permissible. Articles 2(3), 2(4), and 33 prohibit unilaterally threatening or using force not allowed under Article 51, authorized by the Security Council, and, for America, constitutionally allowed under Article I, Section 8.

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