"the essence of self-defense is striking the first blow against your assailant":
"what you have here is a doctrine of wars of aggression, with its indecency covered up by a fig-leaf of pre-emption."
If I went to trial before this character on a murder charge and used his argument as my legal defense...
your turing test:
Oil for Nothing:US Holds On Humanitarian SuppliesIraq: 1997-2001
the good book
and other cultural