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Ethics Class notes WAR IN IRAQ PROS *WMD's *Relations with terrorist groups *Saddam- human rights abuse, branding, cutting off of ears, mutilation (for stealing or having an affair), in mid-2000 the RCC (government) cut off people's tongues for speaking out against government, kills Kurds (same as Hitler and Jews)- for America not to come forward would be wrong and unethical in itself *The support of terrorism and links to terrorist attacks on the US- we have uncovered evidence that Saddam had connections between Al Qaida and Sept. 11th., Iraqi Army commander said that the Al Qaida attacks weren't done by Osama, but were done by Iraq becuase Osama can't organize that well *If the US does not invade Iraq and it attacks the US, citizens would have asked why didn't they take Iraq out- people are criticizing because of the money and death tolls CONS *there was on active aggression towards Iraq or Saddam- we sent in weapons inspectors and didn't find anything- no provocations to go in there *There was no clear or present danger because in the 90s the UN shut down Iraq's weapons plants- we had no actual reason to be there- the President led us into this war because of his own personal beliefs and it costs us money- it drove our economy into recession *Anti-American sentiments have been created- burnings of the American flag, voodoo dolls of
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