“Since March 1996, Iraq has systematically sought to deny weapons inspectors from the United Nations Special on Iraq Commission (UNSCOM) access to key facilities and documents, has on several occasions endangered the safe operation of UNSCOM helicopters transporting UNSCOM personnel in Iraq, and has persisted in a pattern of deception and concealment regarding the history of its weapons of mass destruction programs….”
On August 14 — the President signed Public Law 105-235, which declared that “the Government of Iraq is in material and unacceptable breach of its international obligations” and urged the President to take appropriate action, in accordance with the Constitution and relevant laws of the United States, to bring Iraq into compliance with its international obligation….
It should be he policy of the United States to support efforts to remove the regime headed by Saddam Hussein from power in Iraq and to promote the emergence of a democratic government to replace that regime.”
The first paragraph is from the Iraq Liberation Act of ___ .
The second and third paragraphs are from Public-Law 105-235.
The president who signed both items was ___________?
This is lifted from the Wall Street Journal of 3/19/13. The bolding is mine.
Both pieces of legislation were enacted in 1998.