I would prefer that we mind our own business. While you may have not liked Saddam, there were certain advantages to having him in power.<quoted text>
Are you saying that you would prefer the stability offered by murderous tyrants over the temporary instability of working toward a better reality?
Sounds cheap and cowardly to me.
Besides the trillions of dollars wasted in that war, the number of killed U.S. troops (4,500+), the 80K+ wounded, injured and sick troops, the trouble/PTSD our vets are going to deal with for decades...all for nothing
there's the hundreds of thousands of Iraq's killed in the war, the subsequent sectarian violence, the genocide, ethnic cleansing the destruction of Iraq's infrastructure and the expansion of Al Qaeda into Iraq, the growing influence of Iran in the region, Iran restarting its nuclear program...
Dude, there are thousands of tin pot dictators all over the world...some of whom we put in power and support