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Reasons to fight: Iraqi War Randall O. Cox Com/220 Arletha P. Ndoume University of Phoenix
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Reasons to fight: Iraqi War 1 Even though many people think of it being a "waste of time", we should be fighting this war in Iraq because of terrorism and the possibilities of weapons of mass destruction. After the September 11, 2001 attacks on United States soil, it is important that we send a message to the terrorists across the world that we are not going to just sit by while innocent people are getting killed. The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are being fought against terrorist. There may have been no evidence of weapons of mass destruction or WMD's in Iraq but that doesn't mean they weren't planning on building or purchasing them and doing who knows what with them. According to World of Sociology, "War is organized political violence in which two or more armed groups engage in ongoing combat. The characteristics of any war are strongly influenced by the motivations of the parties involved"( 2001). War is declared for many reasons. Religion and land are two of the most common reasons. This war is being fought because of terrorism. The goal of a terrorist is to strike fear. Terrorist's target high traffic areas to bomb. For example, the Twin Towers in New York City, military installations, and crowded areas such as buses, trains, or airplanes. This is what the military calls "easy targets, for example many unarmed people in a controlled space. The terrorist favorite weapon to use is bombs, they will plant them in dead animals on the side of the road, guardrails or cars. Terrorist's like to film there "acts" for other to see. Everyone has seen Osama Bin Laden admitting to the September 11, 2001 attacks. There are many "acts" that the public doesn't see but sometimes the press leaks them out. For example, the Blackwater beheadings. Fear creates panic, doubt, and fuels anger. Look at how The United States of America retaliated to the September 11, 2001 attacks. At first it was chaos, and panic, then everyone got angry and wanted to do something about it. This is exactly what the terrorists want but they didn't expect us to retaliate the way we did. The United
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Reasons to fight: Iraqi War 2 States of America became more unified than ever, people were putting American flags everywhere; on their cars, their homes, even little flags on their desks at work, etc. It didn't matter if you were low, middle or high class, everyone connected somehow and it was awesom. The start of the conflict in Iraq was the possibilities that Saddam Hussein had weapons of
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This note was uploaded on 06/26/2011 for the course COM220 COM220 taught by Professor Doug during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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