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reasons for the 2nd iraq war

Reader comment on item: Wasted U.S. Spending in Iraq (and Afghanistan): $53 billion and Counting
in response to reader comment: why spending in iraq? and what american forces doing in iraq?

Submitted by myth (Germany), Jan 28, 2010 at 09:36

syed mohammad ali, as far as I know there is one major reason for the 2nd iraq war. The 1st iraq war did not result in an overall occupation, it was ended with a seize-fire and an un-control regime on arms to follow. It is that seize-fire-agreement that was violated. Necessarily, a violation of seize-fire-agreements results in military action. The violation is not so much having the arms but rather about not complying with the rules to control them.


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