Starbucks opening it's first Vietnam store this week, numerous other US Corps already doing business in that nation. In spite of all the carnage and related unpleasantness Vietnam which is extremely blessed with natural resources has turned into a pleasant trading partner for all nations.<quoted text>
Even though you're being dishonest, I'm OK with owning Iraq. After all, you own Vietnam & the Gulf of Tonkin. Put that in your pipe & smoke it.
That won't happen with Iraq, it will always be a dysfunctional shthole relevant only because it has oil.