Originally Posted by galexander
I thought US troops were going to withdraw from Iraq by August 2010? I can't quite follow what you are saying.
As for the original invasion of Iraq post 9/11 I can only speculate it was opportunistic. However opium is now being grown in southern Iraq and real fears have been expressed by journalists that Iraq could become the next Afghanistan.
I don't know if that makes any sense?
I mistyped.. Iran..
and yeah I think oil and drugs where the real reason, If the US gov truly wanted to help people they would have destroyed the North Korean an Zimbawean goverment long ago