That is the problem with war, there are immeasurable losses, even when a despot
gets thrown out after 30 years of rule.
Big question: Are the common people of Irag REALLY better off now or not?
Those countries had the opportunity to see how the British ruled for a long time
and the British split those countries into borders and boundaries that not
necessarily helped the people that lived in that area. Some countries gained by
following processes of law and order of the British system and others have gone
their traditional way and usually suffer problems. Does a country want their
traditions of tribalism to flourish in their area or joint together for the
benefit of all with law and order?You can lead a horse to water but
you can't make it drink is true today, even with sophisticated
communication systems in every country in the world. People like freedom,
theoretically but not necessarily do the things that keep it going. It takes a
lot to keep a country such as ours or ones that we have assisted to have a
democratic form of government or even a republic. Traditions
don't go away easily but our form needs citizens to be an active part of
government. Many people believe the legislative process
doesn't take into consideration the peoples input that normal citizens
don't count. Some politicians want to be powerful.
Who were the real winners of the Iraq War? Was the cost in money and lives and
injuries to the US worth it? Why do people still think Iraq had something to do
with 9/11? Rather than learn from our experiences why do people just want
forget about it? Were the people who protestec against the invasion the real