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Posted on 10/02/2002 10:57:54 PM PDT by kattracksEdited on 07/12/2004 3:57:36 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
Joint Resolution to Authorize the use of United States Armed Forces Against Iraq.
Whereas in December 1991, Congress expressed its sense that it "supports the use of all necessary means to achieve the goals of United Nations Security Council Resolution 687 as being consistent with the Authorization of Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution (Public Law 102-1)," that Iraq's repression of its civilian population violates United Nations Security Council Resolution 688 and "constitutes a continuing threat to the peace, security, and stability of the Persian Gulf region," and that Congress, "supports the use of all necessary means to achieve the goals of United Nations Security Council Resolution."
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