The Consequences Of The Invasion Of Iraq

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March 20 2003 was the day everything changed, this was the day American troops stepped foot onto the foreign desert land that.US now know of as Iraq. Many people have their own opinion about if the United States made the right decision deciding to go to war with this country. So, although the US gained much intel, helped locals and executed Saddam….. Was it the right decision considering all the consequences (good and bad) of the invading and picking apart of Iraq. There are both positive and negative consequences that have come from the US invading and picking apart Iraq.You can find an opinion anywhere from anyone in this country but which one is the right or more correct opinion? Is there a right opinion?
The United States should not have
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the United Nations attempted to ensure that Iraq had fully disposed of all its weapons of mass destruction and the capabilities to make those weapons. Weapons of Mass Destruction included chemical weapons, such as poison gas and biological weapons that would carry diseases such as anthrax, Nuclear weapons such as the atomic bombs the United States used against Japan at the end of World War II were also a type of WMD, as were radiological weapons, or “dirty bombs.” that consisted of a high-explosive weapon that dispersed radioactive material over a wide area. All such weapons could cause “mass destruction” because a single weapon could kill thousands or even hundreds of thousands of people, with one detonation. (Print source war in …show more content…
Not to mention the US had just experienced its most tragic event since Pearl Harbor. Americans were shaken and scared, and frankly pissed off (many people enlisted soon after 9/11, so once they thought of WMD the U.S took action because they did not want to take a chance of another horrible event occoring so the US. President George W. Bush attempted to reconcile with the dictator of Iraq. He went without any success from Saddam Hussein (Harvard education department) .This began to raise the flags about the WMD rumors. ( Many Americans thought that if WMDs were not present then why wouldn 't the dictator want to meet and try to resolve any issues with one of the biggest military forces in the world besides Russia). Therefore George W. Bush went into action march 20, 2003- launching the beginning of the Iraq war. Ever since the beginning of the war with Iraq it has cost the United States tremendous amounts of money millions and even billions. This resulting in America going further and further into debt. Which in return brings the United State’s economy down causing rage with the citizens because they are having to pay more taxes to keep the government going. The war not only affected the United States but Iraq as well. Iraq’s government was already in shambles due the reign of the well known dictator Saddam Hussein.

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