The war in vietnam and the war in iraq differ in many ways such as the reason for war, us support, the cost, number of deaths, and the time and place in this essay i am going to compare the vietnam war with the war in iraq describing three ways in which the war in vietnam differs from the war in iraq. This article argues, after explaining the theory of just war, that the us-led invasion on iraq was not morally justified furthermore, it explains why democratization cannot be a justification for. Iraq war--the 2003 invasion of iraq by the 'coalition of the willing' justified--having, done for, or marked by a good or legitimate reason arguments i will be defending the following arguments in this debate in order to prove the iraq war was justified the burden of proof is shared. Justified, yes whether or not it was the right course of action is debatable the war with afghanistan was justified since they were harboring an organization responsible for the murder of thousands of americans.
Justification of the war in iraq despite contrary belief, the iraq war can certainly be justified this war began in 2003 with the invasion of iraq by us troops under the command of former president, george w bush. And fighting a war over this is just downright unacceptable i'm glad america is under new leadership and is finally trying to pull out of the mess they've created and allow iraq to become a democracy in a decent way. Best answer: at the time it was justified because almost everyone believed iraq had nukes bush didn't lie and make up these claims i have many quotes by democrats supporting military action against iraq.
While i support the iraq war and the reasons behind it, i am aghast by the cost of the wars, including afghanistan during the 00's, which has contributed significantly to america's debt woes. Was the war in iraq justified there is broad agreement that removing saddam hussein from power neutralized a ruthless tyrant but the debate over why the united states went to war has grown increasingly bitter the bush administration continues vigorously to defend its case for removing saddam. Other scholars of the just war theory asserted that war with iraq could be justified on the grounds of defense of a helpless other this position is based on the position that war could be justified on the grounds of liberating a helpless people being victimized by a tyrannical ruler.
Invoking the specter of 9-11, the president argued that the nexus of a tyrant like saddam, vast stores of weapons of mass destruction, and the presence in iraq of al qaeda operatives or sympathizers was a mortal threat to the united states that justified war. Personally, i believe that 9/11 was far more justified than the iraq war, and a person like muhammad atta is far more heroic than your typical westerner anyway, there is one good thing that resulted from the iraq war: it opened the way for iran to greatly expand its influence in iraq (which is a shia majority country), and assert itself as a. Read iraq 10 years on: why the war was justified latest on itv news all the world, uk, politics news as shadow defence secretary from the day after 9/11 and through the invasion of iraq, i supported the decision to go to war. That is kind of a tepid descriptor: saddam hussein was personally responsible for more than a million deaths during the iran/iraq war and otherwise taking him out was, perhaps, a service to mankind, regardless of the existence or nonexistence of wmds or a link with al qaeda. A year after the invasion of iraq, with 500 americans dead and no weapons of mass destruction discovered, the front page of the style section of the washington post referred to george w bush as the entertainer-in-chief the date was march 24, 2004, and bush was the invited speaker at annual.
Washington (cnn) -- the united nations' top two weapons experts said sunday that the invasion of iraq a year ago was not justified by the evidence in hand at the time. The iraq war has costs the united states taxpayer a whooping 730 billion dollars as at august 2010 president bush's economical advisers anticipated a quick and reasonably inexpensive war, but instead the war dragged on and resulted in the deployment of more than 125,000 american soldiers. Gordon brown admits the war with iraq was not justified and claims the us misled the uk over saddam hussein's weapons of mass destruction the former prime minister, who was chancellor when. From a christian perspective the iraq war was vary bad because christianity in iraq dropped from 15 million to just over 200 thousand after the war from my personal view the iraq war was wrong because iraq was not a threat to us like iran is today but because of iraq america will not support.
Yet the war in afghanistan still has the support of the vast majority of politicians in the united states across party lines and ideological differences, this war is seen as a justified conflict. Though the execution of the war was deeply flawed, there are at least five reasons it was justified, even without wmd 1 in a post-9/11 world, uncertainty about wmd is not an option. The iraq war was a protracted armed conflict that began in 2003 with the invasion of iraq by a united states-led coalition that overthrew the government of saddam hussein the conflict continued for much of the next decade as an insurgency emerged to oppose the occupying forces and the post-invasion iraqi government [53. However, after the start of war, many changed their views, not because they thought there should be a war, but because they believed that it was their duty to support on english soldiers, who believed what they were doing to be justified.
Just war theory and iraq 1308265242000 1308265242000 in his state of the union address, president bush presented a strong case for the danger that iraq presents to the peace and security of our world. The iraq war was never and really can't be justified in any way people citing religion as a basis for the war are really ill-informed do they really think that their god actually likes death and destruction while we kill innocent people. The documents all show the legality of the iraq war, and the humanitarian history of the us for iraq, coupled with the theoretical framework used for war and the documents of international law, the iraq war was justified. Of course not iraq did not attack the us it's not even true that muslims attacked the us let's first agree that all 3 towers were completely destroyed and did not fall over the top 11 floors of wtc 1 could have crushed many floors starting at 95, but they could not have crushed all 95 floors.
Iraq invasion was justified - bush george bush has insisted saddam hussein did have the capacity to produce weapons of mass destruction (wmd), as he backed his decision to go to war in iraq. Iraq war (persian gulf war and the present day iraq war) the persian gulf wars took place in the country of iraq , located in the middle east between iran and saudi arabia it is also bordered by jordan and syria to the west, kuwait to the south, and turkey to the north.