To go along with the 4,400 Americans that wont be coming home to their families, there were over 32,000 Americans wounded in this war. So was this $4 trillion dollar war really wort our time and the lives it cost us? I say no, I feel we spent far too long helping a country that wanted nothing but for us to leave their country for years. We have cost too many lives, and have changed too many lives with injuries to justify a war where we simply just pull out. The results did not justify the losses America took, including how negative our image has become over the years, the financial hole we dug ourselves into, and the way we've affected Americans for the
The truth is that about two-thirds of the governments of NATO and the European Union supported Bush in his fateful decision to go to war in Iraq,“ True, he could authorize the attack only because of all the preparatory work done for years by the U.S. intelligence and special operations communities — much during the Bush administration. recruiter and motivator who was involved with planning operations for the Islamist militant group al-Qaeda. There is also an indirect way to exercise power, the "soft power". Soft power is about getting people to want what you want. Soft power is not simply the reflection of hard power.
Even though that speech failed Roosevelt somehow managed to argue for neutrality but at the same time convince Congress to start building up the arms and increase the military and naval budget by nearly two-thirds in 1938. To keep their promise to Poland Britain and France declared war on Germany when Germany invaded Poland on September 1, 1939. In 1940 France fell after a week, leaving the only all that still remained free of German control was Great Britain. Americas started to become alarmed by the speed of the Nazi regimes conquering country after country. With Roosevelt believing that Great Britain was their key for America’s security the U.S. policy started to change.
Senator John McCain argues on his campaign “insurgent is working : money people would like to know how is working when the toll death is growing each day by both side the Iraq and the us military, it is all show and tell. The media flashes light on the areas where has been little effect and makes belives us the insurgent is working when is not with characteristic self-absorption, most American are not looking the big picture. Most people should ask saddam is death there was no mass of weapon destruction why are we still there and spending tax payers money because This war was based on revenge and business “in Apr. 1993, former president bush visited Kuwait to commemorate the victory over Iraqi in the Persian gulf war. During Bush’s visit, Kuwaiti authorities arrested 17 people allegedly involved in a plot to kill
How does the U.S. justify our current status with Iraq (why are we still there?) The United States justified its involvement in Iraq by saying that we are preventing more future damage that can be done by the terrorists. We are still in Iraq because he do not want another uprising of a terrorist as bad as Saddam
The organization also publishes a monthly magazine known as the "Multinational Monitor." In 2001, Ralph Nader started up another non-profit organization known as Democracy Rising. This organization was dedicated to ending the War in Iraq, and bringing the troops back to America. The political opinions that Ralph Nader is so well known for would make him one of the highest rated presidents that America has ever seen. In his 2000 bid for the presidency Ralph Nader campaigned against the corporate powers dominance in the political landscape as well as the need for change in the manner of how presidential races are held.
If the response of the President results in a sustained conflict, then Congress does become involved; congress can authorize military action without formally declaring war. An example to look at: after the events of the 9/11 attacks or in the build-up to the Iraq War. Article 1 of the Constitution clearly gives Congress, not the president, the “power… to declare War” (U.S. Constitution, Cornell University). Seven years, a “war” has raged on in Iraq and has caused tax payers over 2.2 trillion dollars and has claimed over 190,000 lives, 70% which were civilian lives (Iyer,
It also made a reference to how there is war in the Middle East, still till this day there is an ongoing conflict/war. For example, war on terrorism and the involvement with the United States with the Middle Eastern there is nothing being done to help the poor, and we cannot stop war without eradication its basis and hatred. Just this year, approximately $400 billion was spent on the war in Iraq. A fraction of that is all the impoverished need to make livers better for themselves. We are seeing all this monetary loss, which could in the use of helping the poor to make our society into a better place for the future, so we can abolish the poverty and crime that people go through on a daily basis.
", Frank Zimring, Summer 1968 4. ” Expanded Homicide Table 8”, Federal Bureau of Inverstigation, Spring 2012 Thesis Paragraph: Gun control has been a hot topic in the United States for over a decade now, and it isn’t about to go away. 116,975,100 citizens of all walks of life who take part in exercising their second amendment right are falling victim to the negligence of .00002% of the population, leaving their right to bear arms to be questioned by the very government that granted its citizens this right centuries ago. Reasons that many pro-gun control activists vary, however, upon further examination of exactly who these people are and what kind of experience they have had with firearms, it becomes clear that a frightening portion of these people grew up without seeing any benefit whatsoever in their second amendment right. Instead, just like every other
Despite having an alternative which was to gradually stop the war by attacking the Japanese, it would have taken much longer and more people would have died. The US wanted to end the war instead of causing immense suffering to many. Instead, they did it abruptly for the greater good saving many more. This is because the Japanese would not surrender regardless of the circumstance due to their code of Bushido, thus continuing their reign and them constantly gaining more power. On one hand, dropping the bomb freed thousands of Americans from Japanese captivity, but on another, it caused people physical and emotional trauma.