I dunno - I just got through watching the parade in Beijing celebrating their 60th anniversary and heard them talking about a military unit that 'distinguished itself during the American war of Aggression against Korea' - what we call the Korean War! aack
You think your children will be safe by finishing any mission? The uS has been at war since ever, because it's one of it's main activities. You are fighting this war, your dad was fighting Vietnam, his dad WWII, they´ll make up a new one for your kids...
Part of the benefit of getting a stable Iraq that prospers with the rest of the world is that it's neighbors (Syria and Iran) will see a strong Iraq and want the same thing for their countries. Hopefully resulting in the Iranian and Syrian people rising
Absolutely. However, with China and Russia backing them, a direct engagement would not be wise. They could pressure other countries (especially in E. Europe & Asia) to not join us. Also, Saddam needed to be removed for multiple reasons (vs WMD alone).