Kerry Voted Against Gulf War, Proposed Multilateral 'New World Order'
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December 28, 2012 - 7:42pm
Has John Kerry ever been right about any foreign policy issue, ever, when it counted?
On Jan. 11, 1991, Sen. Kerry took to the floor of the Senate to oppose the Gulf War and oppose the resolution authorizing President George H.W. Bush to use force to end Saddam Hussein's brutal occupation of Kuwait.
"It is not, in my view, imperative that in the next few days we send soldiers to fight a war," Sen. Kerry declared.
Instead of the American-led "new world order" that Bush seemed to be creating, Sen. Kerry said, the United States should aim for a different kind of "new world order"--one that emphasized the "collective security" efforts of the United Nations, and one that rejected a "Pax Americana" in favor of a multipolar internationalist system.
Sen. Kerry's case against the war was that other options had not yet been exhausted. He urged that sanctions be given longer to work, arguing ...
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