And do it unilaterally if it must (and with the moribund peace process, it must).
But that was so yesterday, much like his contention that he lacked the power to unilaterally confer amnesty.
At a time when North Korea threatens our allies with nuclear weapons, why would we want to unilaterally disarm our enemies?
1802, from Modern Latin unilateralis, from unum, neuter of unus "one" (see one) + latus (genitive lateralis) "side" (see oblate (n.)). Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) may have been the first to use it in the legal sense of "made or entered into by one party." Unilateral disarmament is recorded from 1929.
It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion. [William Ralph Inge, "Outspoken Essays," 1919]
unilateral u·ni·lat·er·al (yōō'nə-lāt'ər-əl)
On, having, or confined to only one side.