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A Desolation called Democracy

By Anastasia , published on Feb 21, 2013

...for possible consequences, in an attempt to minimise the variables. But they did not read history; they did not read Clausewitz and they did not understand Iraq. The only certainty has been and more chaos.

I am convinced, in this anniversary year, that history will look back on the Iraq War as one of the great political and strategic disasters of our age. The whole escapade was built on a lie after lie: Saddam had no weapons of mass destruction and he had no contact whatsoever with Islamic terrorist groups like al-Qaeda. It was the invasion itself that gave these murderous... (more)

Tags: iraq, tony blair, middle east, iraq war, george bush, weapons of mass destruction, nuclear weapons

War, What Is It Good For? Absolutely Nothing!

By BookLoveHer, published on Aug 19, 2010

Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong wrote this song, sung by Edwin Starr. This is a protest song about the Vietnam War, although it makes a broader statement of the need for peace and harmony in our everyday lives. Never has it been as obvious and appropriate as it is today. The last U.S. combat brigade leaves Iraq. In many ways this war compares to the Vietnam war. (58,196 American casualties in Vietnam/ 31,907 casualties in Iraq)

Americans have grown weary of hearing about how we’re spending billions to fix Iraq’s broken democracy and Afghanistan’s non-existent government when we are... (more)

Tags: iraq war, american vets, dessert storm, iraqi deaths

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