Since I have liberal ideas myself, that is the theoretical approach I'll be using. In the eyes of most liberals, the invasion of the sovereign nation of Iraq was uncalled for, illegitimate, and against international law and general norms. There was absolutely no proof relating Iraq to transnational terrorism. Quite the opposite, Iraq and its ex-leader had a long history of not wanting any involvement with any terrorist organizations, unlike a couple of other countries in that same region which, sometimes, openly support them. This makes one think that even if Iraq did have weapons of mass destruction, which was the first American reason to go to war, Saddam most likely wouldn't have shared them with any terrorist groups. Of course, the reason of weapons of mass destruction as an
excuse for war have since then been morphed into the recently-termed reasons of democracy and liberty, whichever fits the U.S. agenda best.
Liberalism sees this U.S. policy of aggression as unnecessary and dependent on rash decisions. In... [continues]
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