posted on Sep, 25 2008 @ 08:31 PM
Originally posted by Anonymous ATS
Although Obama was against the war, he did not provide an alternative plan. He just repeated what others were saying.
He was the minority ( no pun intended ) on the voice of the war. His not following the cattle call for war by the rest of the Government is whats
A rush to battle, a fabrication of illusion by the Bush administration from nuclear weapons to fraudulent reporting and intelligence on WMDs.
The alternative, was peace.The Middle east is more volatile today then before we had arrived.
Diplomacy was the order of the day at that time, not pre-emptive military action. I support now, as I did then, that this war was poorly
That we, the American people are seeing the long term effects of making a wrong choice for we have an invisible enemy within the borders of Iraq;
That being her very people that we are trying to help.
Obama, took the narrow path at the time, and the Truth is, that no credible intelligence linked Saddam to 911 nor of Saddam to al qaeda.
As an American, I support the withdraw from the region, and the allowance of Iraqis to determine their own path. That should they ask, that American
forces can be called to keep the peace. But until then, it appears that we have only enhanced the possibility, in our absence, of a civil war.
Civil Wars are not ours to fight, and Obamas choice on Iraq withdraw, while continuing the fight against al qaeda in Afghanistan appears to be the
more prudent choice.
[edit on 25-9-2008 by HIFIGUY]