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On Balance, Was the Iraq War Worth It?

Marhefka Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 9:16 PM
Good argument on some good that came out of the Iraq war. Was it worth 1.7 trillion dollars?
Birdman III Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 9:18 PM
You mix war with re-build and come up with $1.7 trillion for the war.
Birdman III Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 9:18 PM
You mix war with re-build and come up with $1.7 trillion for the war.

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...