The WTO also holds the advantage of being able to negotiate uniform international rules of the road
, so that traders do not have to navigate multiple differing and overlapping sets of rules.
In a January 29, 1998 address to National Defense University, Bill Clinton urged Americans to prepare for military action against Iraq as part of an effort "to write the international rules of the road
for the 21st Century, protecting those who've joined the family of nations and isolating those who do not." Urging Americans to be "strong and tough and mature enough to recognize that even the best-prepared, best-equipped force will suffer losses in action," Clinton predicted that a military strike would soon be launched against Iraq to force Saddam to "comply with the ...