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On Balance, Was the Iraq War Worth It?

Jack2894 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 4:08 PM
The war was a bad idea for many reasons. FOr example, the BUsh administration could not grapple with the geo-theo-political reality. Deposing a SECULAR leader and installign Democracy in a nation where 70% of the people are Islamic theocrats is just plain stupid.

Ten years ago this week, the United States led an invasion of Iraq with the explicit purpose of overthrowing Saddam Hussein. The preceding months had been filled with vehement protests against the impending war, expressed in editorials, in advertisements, and in rallies so vast that some of them made it into the Guinness Book of World Records. With so many people against the invasion, who supported it?

Well, if you were like the great majority of Americans – you did. In February and March 2003, Newsweek's polls...