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Originally posted by lombozo
The war in Iraq. A terrorist attack prompted G.W. Bush to flip the US Military machine button to the 'ON' position.
I'll be the first to say while I ABSOLUTELY RESPECT OUR SOLDIERS, I disagree with the "war".
Yes, I used quotation marks on the word war.
What is the objective in a war scenario? Much like Chess. Capture the King in as few moves as possible. Now correct me if I'm wrong. The US did that didn't they? Quite early on. They defeated Saddam. They pulled his statue down to cheering throngs of people. They captured him. War won. Time to go home.
Now our brave men and women toil in a hopeless battle. Trying to keep peace amongst those who hate one another simply because they choose to worship in a different way.
That will NEVER change. EVER.
Yes. A merciless madman (Saddam) was defeated, and brought to justice.
All that is happening now is the creation of newborn hate towards the US. As much as I hate to say this, it's a justifiable hate and distrust.
End this "war".