[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
I beg your pardon.
Caleb Carr in his new and very interesting book, "The Lessons of Terror, a
history or Warfare against Civilians, why it has failed and why it will fail
again", says on page 253, " We must remember that in 1950, when he recieved
word that North Korea had invaded South Korea, President Harry Truman, taking
the advice of his secretary of state, Dean Acheson, launched American planes
in responce "before" UN approval had been obtained, which it was eventually".
The US has always paid strict observance to UN Article 51 which permits
military action in self-defense, but to nothing else.