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Debate: The decision to invade Iraq in 2003 was the right decision.

Why did America invade Iraq in 2003?
Was the Iraqi war legitimate?
Was the decision to invade Iraq right?

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    Nov 28 2012: If they honestly believed Sadam was harbouring weapons of mass destruction and had intent to use them, and had compelling evidence to support this, then perhaps yes, it may have been more likely to be the right thing to do.

    If they confected evidence to suit their objective, then probably not.

    I personally think they had an objective in mind and then went looking for or created "evidence" to support these, rather than be led by the evidence. Saddam had nothing to do with 911, yet that was a message put out there.

    It may have been illegitimate if you consider international law and UN sanctions as the appropriate authority.
    • Dec 9 2012: "IF they honestly believed....."
      What? Their lies?

      That is known as psychosis or being psychotic.
      The sites soldiers searched for, found and revealed,
      showed that clearly nothing had been going on
      in these so-called WMD "plants or factories" for upwards of 13 years!

      They, meaning Intel and their bosses, would have known this.
      Not should have known this, but would have. They did.

      They manufactured a phony story and put it into action against the wishes of America and the world.
      It was/is all based upon lies and if they swear they really believed this,
      then they are psychotic.

      Why are they allowed to be in power, corporately, militarily, politically or financially?
      They are true nut cases.

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