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On Balance, Was the Iraq War Worth It?

Pete1215 Wrote: Mar 21, 2013 10:09 AM
A minority of the population, mabye 30 percent (Sunni Muslim) had the power. When we removed SH, we freed the majority (Shia Muslim). The situation was by nature unstable. We could not fix that.

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...