About the war, what you need to know.

The Joint Resolution to Authorize the Use of United States Armed Forces Against Iraq is an oft forgot document that outlines just why an armed conflict was undertaken.

Catholic Answers: Just War Doctrine is an attempt to deal with the dissonance between Christianity and war. “This guide is a primer on just war doctrine. Because it is meant to be of use to Americans evaluating conflicts in the war on terrorism, it is written with an eye towards the present conflict. ”

The high court’s Hamdan power grab – Los Angeles Times by John Yoo – “A PRESIDENT responds to an unprecedented war with unprecedented measures that test the limits of his constitutional authority. He suffers setbacks from hostile Supreme Court justices, a critical media and a divided Congress, all of which challenge his war powers.”

RealClearPolitics – Articles – Emergency Over, Saith the Court opines that “The first rationale is an odd but fixable misreading of congressional intent. The second is a grotesque and unfixable misreading of the Geneva Conventions.” Another critique of a pundit rather than the Supreme Court is Responding to George Will’s Realism

Victor Davis Hanson on War says “it is still surreal to reread the fantasies of Chamberlain, Daladier, and Pope Pius, or the stump speeches by Charles Lindbergh … Our present generation too is on the brink of moral insanity. That has never been more evident than in the last three weeks, as the West has proven utterly unable to distinguish between an attacked democracy that seeks to strike back at terrorist combatants, and terrorist aggressors who seek to kill civilians.”

DefenseLink Speech: Address at the 88th Annual American Legion National Convention provides an update on the status of the war from the Secretary of Defense’s point of view.

The role of higher education is discussed in Indoctrination, not orientation which is related to the commentary Pseudo-histories of the Iraq war – Commentary – The Washington Times, America’s Newspaper

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