Legality, Legitimacy and the Iraq War
Gen. Wesley K. Clark, (ret.), former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO and Burkle Center Senior Fellow.
Published: Wednesday, February 07, 2007
From virtually every angle of Just War theory, as articulated over centuries by Western theologians and philosophers, the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 was illegitimate, Gen. Wesley K. Clark (ret.) argued before an audience of about 170 people at the UCLA School of Law on Jan. 22, 2007. About 30 others listened to Clark from an overflow room at the law school. The talk was co-sponsored by the UCLA School of Law and the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations, where Clark is a senior fellow.