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that in accordance with reservations on self-defense made at the time of
the conclusion of the Kellogg-Briand Peace Pact of 1928, Germany alone
could decide whether preventive action was a necessity, and also that in
making such a decision, Germany's judgment was conclusive. In rejecting
this Nazi self-judging argument on self-defense, the Nuremberg Tribunal
emphatically ruled: "But whether action taken under the claim of
self-defense was in fact aggressive or defensive must ultimately be
subject to investigation and adjudication if international law is ever
to be enforced."

Today the basic test for self-defense recognized by the international
legal order is set forth in article 51 of the United Nations Charter:
"Nothing in the present Charter shall impair the inherent right of
individual or collective self-defence if an armed attack occurs against
a Member of the United Nations, until the Security Council has taken
measures necessary to maintain international peace and security."
Contrary to conventional wisdom and widespread propaganda, it was the
Bush Jr. administration and the Tony Blair government which perpetrated
an "armed attack" against Iraq and thus triggered Iraq's "inherent
right" of individual and collective self-defense under U.N. Charter
article 51. Not surprisingly, no U.N. Member State came to the defense
of Iraq. Rather, Iraq became the first victim of this Nazi Doctrine of
Preventive Warfare propounded by Bush Jr. and Tony Blair. From the
perspective of international legal history, it is Bush Jr. and Blair who
constitute the real "axis-of-evil"- along the lines of Hitler and
Mussolini. In this regard, Article 6 of the 1945 Nuremberg Charter
provides in relevant part as follows: . . . . The following acts, or any
of them, are crimes coming with

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