posted on Nov, 21 2004 @ 12:43 AM
Originally posted by DASUSARMY
I agree we wouldn't have gone in just for the people. But Bush didn't fabricate the overwheling intel that did exist, which was flawed.
Which is why the Bush Admin had to shift the focus from the 'imminent threat' towards the free world, to 'liberating' the people of Iraq. That
quite an amazing logical leap, if you ask me. And again, if you can't see the problem with such reasoning, I think it's time you sit back and
think about this for a while.
But the fact remains by what we did for those people constitutes it as a "Just" war.
Well actually that's not a fact
; that's your opinion
, DASUSARMY. One that's an opinion I suppose you're going to have to stick to if
you want to find yourself a manner in which to justify this war. The fact
remains though, that the Bush Admin was well
aware that this
line of reasoning would not
suffice to gain support for the invasion of Iraq.
if you come up with some other witty retort feel free to post it.
'Witty retort'? Is that how you read my replies? I'm sorry, but if I were you I'd take my time and at least try and comprehend what is actually
said if there's going to be a point of us discussing this issue.
And as for this comment:
And Durden.... Don't try to take the high and mighty road of facts and logical arguments... Its one opinion versus another (as you seem to
think), so sources won't make any differance.
I don't know where you got the impression of me thinking this was merely about one opinion against another. Because that's quite frankly false. If
interested in my argument on this issue; read through my posts in this very thread
But in reality it isn't one opinion versus another, its one truth against many lies.
Now isn't that interesting; this, we actually agree on.
And again, the purpose of the Intelligence Community (IC) absolutely isn't to shape intelligence in the attempt to find support of
[edit on 21-11-2004 by Durden]