What are we going to do with Iraq?
For three years we have critiqued the Iraq invasion for insufficient intelligence of a threat and the non-existence of WMDs...It seems however with this recent revelation by General Sada that soon the left and the right will be on the same page. We on the left will still not understand why we shifted from Afghanistan to Iraq, but we will acknowledge the threat Saddam posed with WMDs
It is refreshing to see someone who has spoken out against the war recognize evidence that contradicts his argument. It is something that we do not see enough of on either side of the debate over the War in Iraq.
I, for one, probably would not have supported the invasion had I known what we know now. However, even "what we know now" is an unsettled subject, full of faulty intelligence, with weighty evidence for both sides. We have accounts by John Shaw and George Sada, as well as Iraqi documents that seem to show the existence/intent to develop WMD's. However, the fact remains that no WMD's have been found, and there are other Iraqi documents that provide evidence that Saddam had lied to his military about Iraq having any WMD's.
There are a lot of issues that I do not agree with President Bush on. There are a lot of issues that I support him on. The war lies somewhere in between for me. However, Wang at The Columbia Critic aptly covers it all..."The million dollar question is how we proceed with the 'War on Terror'"