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" We must take the battle to the enemy, disrupt his plans, and confront the worst threats before they emerge. In the world we have entered, the only path to safety is the path of action. And this nation will act. "
Losing Iraq: Inside the Postwar Reconstruction Fiasco - Page 16
by David L. Phillips - 2009 - 304 pages
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The Right War?: The Conservative Debate on Iraq

Gary Rosen - 2005 - 254 pages
...inexorably continued, If we wait for threats to fully materialize, we will have waited too long— [T]he war on terror will not be won on the defensive....world we have entered, the only path to safety is the path of action. And this nation will act. At this early stage, the Bush administration was still denying...
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Beyond Paradise and Power: Europe, America, and the Future of a Troubled ...

Tod Lindberg - 2005 - 245 pages
...a policy of active preemption of terrorism. As explained in Bush's West Point speech of June 2002, "The war on terror will not be won on the defensive....world we have entered, the only path to safety is the path of action." Europeans by and large did not buy the Bush administration's arguments that Iraq and...
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Asian Security Handbook: Terrorism and the New Security Environment

William M. Carpenter, David G. Wiencek, James R. Lilley - 2005 - 365 pages
...preemptively. The underpinnings of this strategy were outlined by President Bush in June 2002 as follows: We must take the battle to the enemy, disrupt his...world we have entered, the only path to safety is the path of action. And this nation will act.6 The new strategy, also known as the Bush Doctrine, embraces...
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War and Border Crossings: Ethics when Cultures Clash

Peter A. French, Jason A. Short - 2005 - 307 pages
...new US security doctrine at the graduation ceremony at West Point in June 2002. The president stated: "The war on terror will not be won on the defensive....confront the worst threats before they emerge. In 59 the world we have entered, the only path to safety is the path of action. And this nation will act."...
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Confronting the Bush Doctrine: Critical Views from the Asia-Pacific

Melvin Gurtov, Peter Van Ness - 2005 - 277 pages
...threats before they are fully formed." '' Bush has underscored the value of preemptive action: "Yet the war on terror will not be won on the defensive....and confront the worst threats before they emerge ... And our security will require all Americans to be forward-looking and resolute, to be ready for...
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Philosophy 9/11: Thinking about the War on Terrorism

Timothy Shanahan - 2005 - 284 pages
...and missile defense are part of stronger security, and they're essential priorities for America. Yet the war on terror will not be won on the defensive....disrupt his plans, and confront the worst threats hefore they emerge. In the world we have entered, the only path to safety is the path of action. And...
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The Tet Effect: Intelligence and the Public Perception of War

Jake Blood - 2005 - 212 pages
...materialize,' President Bush warned, 'we will have waited too long.' The war on terrorism, he continued, 'will not be won on the defensive. We must take the...and confront the worst threats before they emerge.' If there was any doubt that the President was talking about taking pre-emptive action, he removed it...
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From U.S. Security to Terrorism: A Three-Part Series

Nationa U. S. National Security Council, U. s. National Security Council - 2005 - 96 pages
...facets of the terrorist threat. STRATEGIC INTENT " We must take the battle to the enemy, disrupt bis plans and confront the worst threats before they emerge....world we have entered, the only path to safety is the path of action. And this nation will act," PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH JUNE 1, 2002 The intent of our...
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The George W. Bush Foreign Policy Reader

John W. Dietrich - 2005
...one could not guarantee rationality among terrorists. In this new, threatening world, Bush argued, "We must take the battle to the enemy, disrupt his...confront the worst threats before they emerge." In other words, the United States needed a strategy of "preemption." The idea of preemption is well established...
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Israel Yearbook on Human Rights 2005

Yoram Dinstein, Fania Domb - 2005 - 359 pages
...articulated a traditional policy justification for the anticipatory self-defense doctrine, noting that "we must take the battle to the enemy, disrupt his...and confront the worst threats before they emerge" and that "if we wait for threats to fully materialize, we will have waited too long". These themes...
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