More precisely, it is irresponsible to respond with a preemptive disgrace.
Yes, a preemptive Israeli attack may well provoke a regional war.
It was the Clinton administration that in Kosovo launched a preemptive humanitarian war without United Nations approval.
At various points, they proposed preventive (or what Dick Cheney would call “preemptive”) attacks against the USSR and its allies.
In July 2011, the seven-time Tour de France winner mounted a preemptive strike against 60 Minutes.
Third, he relied on spotty intelligence and the threat of chemical weapons to justify a preemptive strike.
A “preemptive” attack is an attack you launch when the other side is about to attack you.
Once again, the course of history hinged on the outcome of a preemptive strike.
The U.S. Defense Department has made it clear that Gates will not give Israel a green light to launch a preemptive strike on Iran.
Staggered by this preemptive right, sacred to all miners, Cass stopped.