President Obama, speaking to graduating cadets at the United States Military Academy, repudiated his predecessor’s emphasis on unilateral American power and the right to wage pre-emptive war.
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Factual report on President Obama's address to 1,000 graduating cadets at West Point, where he presented his new national security strategy based on international cooperation rather than unilateral warfare. This short breaking news story mostly cites quotes from President Obama's speech, without independent perspectives,. But it provides good context by contrasting this speech with former President Bush's West Point address in 2002, which advocated pre-emptive war rather than diplomacy.