tinman70-You ask "was it right?" to go to war post 9/11. Going "to War" is NEVER RIGHT!! (Been there and DONE THAT five times)--BUT SOMETIMES "going to war is the ONLY Moral/Effective way to prove a devilish Point! I'm sorry to arrive at an INCREDIBLY difficult /view IE; It may necessitate another Pearl Harbor to convince present-day America that the "World is GOOD, US is BAD" Is a terribly concocted pipe-dream!