Iraq: One Year Later: Kerry's View: Interview: I'm All for Strength, When Appropriate

As he flew to Florida the morning after Super Tuesday, Senator John Kerry spoke to TIME's Perry Bacon Jr., Lisa Beyer and Karen Tumulty:

TIME: What would you have done about Iraq had you been the President?

KERRY: If I had been the President, I might have gone to war but not the way the President did. It might have been only because we had exhausted the remedies of inspections, only because we had to--because it was the only way to enforce the disarmament.

TIME: But it turns out there was nothing to disarm.

KERRY: Well, if we had kept on...

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