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Lieberman-Kyl: Declaration of War on Iran?

Sen. James Webb (D-Va) said on the Senate floor today about the Lieberman-Kyl Amendment on Iran: “It could be read as tantamount to a declaration of war.”

(Copy of the legislation is available online.)

GARETH PORTER
Investigative journalist Porter has just written the piece “The Evidence Against the Lieberman-Kyl Amendment.” He is author of several books including Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam and has written extensively on Iran the last several years.
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CARAH ONG
Ong is Iran Policy Analyst at the Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation, her most recent piece is “Revised Lieberman-Kyl Amendment.”
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MARJORIE COHN
Cohn just wrote the piece “Pursue Diplomacy, Not War, With Iran.” She is a professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law and president of the National Lawyers Guild. She is the author of the book Cowboy Republic: Six Ways the Bush Gang Has Defied the Law.
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For more information, contact at the Institute for Public Accuracy:
Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020, (202) 421-6858; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167.