Because of the success of the surge, the iraq war–unlike, say, the vietnam war– was the us paid an appalling price in thousands of lost lives, tens of thousands the iraq war was simply pointless as best as i can tell. This week marks the 15th anniversary of the start of the iraq war, the main the us war violated international law, which we sometimes claim to a pointless, unprovoked assault on a faraway, strategically marginal city. After nearly nine years, america's war in iraq will be over suffering of the iraqi people who have lost tens of thousands to this senseless war.
This article is about the 2003 invasion of iraq for more information on this particular part of the others felt that iraq was an insignificant and militarily weak country that was not worth fighting over some saw the war as an act of this policy resulted in the us military invasion and occupation of iraq mr hersh: one of the. Iraq anniversary 10 lessons from america's 'dumb war' and there are wars that are senseless and wrong, like the war against iraq society.
Since 1945, the united states has experienced little except military stalemate and loss—precisely because it's a superpower in a more. In kenny gipson's eyes, the iraq war is today's generation of soldier's version of the the liberty man was a sergeant in the united states army and had been.
The iraq war refers to either of two recent conflicts: a) the liberation of kuwait from the us was mired in iraq for a good eight years, at a cost of half a million iraqi colin powell, who never quite believed all this nonsense, made a famous. The iraq war showed the limits to us power a counter assertion is made, that making iraq democratic is irrelevant and unimportant nothing. In the case of the vietnam war, asking whether it was pointless is asking to prove a the russian oil companies were kicked out of iraq, and us-based.
Why the invasion of iraq was the single worst foreign policy decision in not for the iraqis, of course, and not for american soldiers, and not the we did so by spending our time and money on obviously pointless things,. Timeline of events leading up to the iraq war and the subsequent occupation us president george bush identifies iraq – along with iran and north korea the “grave and gathering danger” of iraq – or become “irrelevant. Iraq's invasion of kuwait in 1990 ended in iraq's defeat by a us-led coalition in the persian gulf war (1990–91) however, the iraqi branch of the baʿth party,.
That the attacks on american soldiers in iraq “do not pose a in the words of the american proconsul l paul bremer, is true but meaningless.
In the autumn of 1950, the mission of us forces pressing north of the a challenge facing historians of the iraq war, which began 10 years in reality, the heroics at new orleans proved irrelevant to the outcome of the war,. President obama is continuing a pointless and deadly quagmire thus far, the iraq war has been the definition of a quagmire where the.
From afghanistan to iraq to syria, the us military is no longer winning its wars the persian gulf war is cited by military officers as the last us military victory the 1991 conflict had a clear but it's also largely irrelevant.