Ten years of war in Iraq. $10 Billion Dollars. Countless maimed & killed American soldiers. NO WMD found. Worth it?
"Going in and occupying Iraq, thus unilaterally exceeding the United Nations' mandate, would have destroyed the precedent of international response to aggression that we hoped to establish. Had we gone the invasion route, the United States could conceivably still be an occupying power in a bitterly hostile land."
-- George H. W. Bush, in his 1998 memoir A World Transformed
Some people should listen to their dad.