Against a War Against Iraq Essay
Nowadays, what I hear from the radio and television programs in the US is about a war against Iraq. A main topic of what American people talk about is how it is going to be. What I thought after talking to young people about it was that they really do not want this terrible fighting. Through my philosophy and anthropology teachers, I knew the background of this war. They said that the US gave weapons of mass distraction including nuclear weapons to Iraq during the Iran-Iraq War. Although the US and Iraq had had a good relationship, Iraq might give those weapons of mass distraction secretly to some terrorist groups, which possibly attacked the U.S. That was why the US requested Saddam Hussein …show more content…
Second, there are environmental problems by mass distractions. Current weapons that both countries have are nuclear weapons. During World War II, the US experimented with nuclear weapons in Japan, and it showed people all over the world that it just brings sadness, which cannot disappear easily. If the US and Iraq used nuclear weapons, they would kill every species on the earth. This planet is not only for human beings. Moreover, some political analysts say that if the US attacked Iraq, Iraq would use their oil as their weapon. This is very big problem because first, it affects the environment of the earth badly. It causes air pollution and water pollution as happened in the Gulf War. Moreover, global warming, unsustainable agricultural and fishing practices will be occurred (Martin Donohoe 1).
Third, the price of the oil will be increased because of this war. Moreover, if the war became wide spread around the Gulf region, we may not get any oil from them although it is critical for their economic structure. In fact, the price of oil has been increased since the war started in the world. However, the US says that they think the solution for this problem (Xinhua News Agency 1-2). Nevertheless, the strategy has not been declared.
On the other hand, there is a benefit from this war for the U.S. Jobless people in the US can get jobs