Read some of the stuff from wikileaks files. Including what's going on in the Ukraine. It's no wonder the Establishment is going bonkers over Snowden.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950