Iraq then and now: Bush was right, and Obama was wrong

We recall this week the 13th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War II.  It's a moment to reflect on a decision that still looks correct to me a decade later. The first question we should ask is, what if President George W. Bush had not invaded Iraq?    The problem is that we always know what did happen as a result of a war, but we will never know what didn't happen. What if President Bush had not made the decision?  Let me suggest this scenario:    1. Saddam Hussein would have become a bigger threat to the region and the U.S.  Saddam Hussein had clearly come to the conclusion that the West would not stop him and was acting as such.  2. Iraq would have continued shooting at U.S. and U.K. planes enforcing U.N. resolutions.  How many times do you allow someone to fire missiles at your aircraft without interpreting it as an act of war? 3. What about Israel?  Saddam was not a friend of Israel....(Read Full Post)

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