THE war on Iraq was launched by the United States to supposedly protect the world from terrorism.
But as a result of this invasion and the subsequent destabilisation of Iraq, the US and it allies have been responsible for a death toll far greater than any terrorist group could have hoped for anywhere in the world.
The most recent estimate of 600,000 civilian deaths in Iraq since the US invasion is horrific.
Even if this is an overestimate, it can be strongly argued that every life lost has been wasted on a campaign against terror that is now widely accepted as a proven failure.
The terrorists will have to answer for their actions to their own God. Will those responsible for invading Iraq have to do the same?
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