Friday, February 23, 2007

Opinion (Charles Krauthammer): No way to end a war

The Japanese sign an unconditional surrender, ending World War II

The United States has fought many wars since 1941 but has never again declared one. No one abroad declares war anymore either, perhaps because it has the anachronistic feel of an aristocratic challenge. Whatever the reason, today Congress doesn't declare war; it "authorizes" the "use of force."

Read the rest at the Washington Post