War and Peace

Topics: Iraq War, 2003 invasion of Iraq, President of the United States Pages: 2 (842 words) Published: January 17, 2013
War creates peace. That's what many people of the United States think. In order for us, as a nation, to rid our selves from violence and war we need to set the example by not going to war. We went to Iraq for many controversial reasons. To protect our citizens, for payback, for peace. I don't buy it. Although many of see a positive in the Iraq war, it has caused our nation a whole lot of negative. All those unnecessary things our country had to go through because of the war will always stay with us, while the things we did in Iraq won't. The war in Iraq was a mistake for our country, and should be a lesson for our country in the future.

A common word that is related to war is death. War is all about death. As a result to the war in Iraq, it has cause many deaths to those innocent civilians and to our brave soldiers that shouldn't have been in Iraq in the first place. A total of 4,486 U.S. Soldiers have lost there lives due to this battle that would bring peace. Four thousand families are in pain, are suffering, and are against war. All this suffering wasn't suppose to happen, but unfortunately that's the key product you get from war. In addition to the deaths of our troops, many innocent lives have been lost in Iraq as well. Over one-hundred thousand innocent lives have been lost over something that was suppose to protect the people from both countries, instead it has done the opposite. There is hundreds of thousands of mothers all over the nation, all over Iraq, grieving the lost of there there sibling, the loss of the life she brought to this world, all for something that should have not happened. Many of us take for granted when we here someone getting killed in war. Losing a brother, a sister, a father, a mother or a close friend of ours can change your life completely. Having people killed is not the right solution to any problem, just ask the millions of people out there who have lost someone dear to there heart for this thing we call war.

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