There has to be a better way than going to war with Iraq |

There has to be a better way than going to war with Iraq

Regarding war with Iraq – I think there has to be a better way, a cleaner way. Don’t hurt the average people, they are just trying to survive.

The problem with aggressive measures – like war and assassination – is that they will stimulate terrorism back on us. Big time.  

Hate, resentment and the feeling that someone is trying to control them is plenty fuel for zealots. This current foreign policy crisis is like kindergarten politics: A kid gets pushed (whether for right or wrong), then he looks for a chance to get even (whether for right or wrong).  

I’m afraid that to push and push back are human nature. It also is human nature to look for fault in others to increase our own self righteousness. Examples are plenty.

I hope that it is the United States that first evolves past this phenomena and strongly leads the other countries to follow suite.  Someone has to go first. Actually someone already did – Gandhi, and that makes the U.S. look bad. He did it even while he was personally being hurt. Americans don’t like to look bad, and I’m an American. Let’s be the leaders that we think we are.

I have to stand behind my opinion against war on Iraq.

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