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Originally posted by Johnny Redburn
Step 1: US warns Iraq
Step 2: US warns UN to take action
Step 3: UN sends weapon inspectors, Iraq gives permission
Step 4: UN doesn’t find any WMD initially
Step 5: US warns UN to search faster and harder
Step 6: UN states that Iraq's only major violation is it's ‘al samoud’ missiles
Step 7: Iraq complies with UN and starts dismantling missiles
Step 8: US tells UN to get out of Iraq, UN complains that the US did not give inspectors enough time.
Step 9: US illegally invades Iraq while it is still complying with the UN
Step 10: UN does not give US invasion legitimacy
Step 11: US occupies Iraq
Step 12: Occupying US forces start dying
Step 13: US does not find any WMD and ends search
Step 14: Occupying US forces still dying
Step 15: Occupying US forces still dying
Step 16: Countries begin melting away from America's 'coalition'
Step 17: Occupying US forces still dying