Yes, I believe passionately in preemptive pessimism, especially before a book comes out.
In July 2011, the seven-time Tour de France winner mounted a preemptive strike against 60 Minutes.
Yes, a preemptive Israeli attack may well provoke a regional war.
Our leaders justify the warfare through the doctrine of preemptive warfare.
I think this was a preemptive move by the Pentagon to unload a political hot potato.
But his preemptive pander on letting the auto industry go bankrupt helped put a stake in that electoral option.
At various points, they proposed preventive (or what Dick Cheney would call “preemptive”) attacks against the USSR and its allies.
From there, the concatenation of escalation led to Israel's preemptive attack.
Again and again, the Times has called a potential Israeli strike against Iranian nuclear facilities “preemptive.”
Staggered by this preemptive right, sacred to all miners, Cass stopped.