Should U.S go to war with Iraq?

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Should U.S go to war or not?

(This is totally an opinion based essay)

U.S shouldn't go to war with Iraq

U.S right now is faced with a situation where the opinion of people in U.S is so controversial; should U.S go to war with Iraq or not? President Bush say's that U.S should go to war with Iraq because he thinks that Saddam is producing Nuclear weapons but when the weapon inspectors went, they didn't find any Nuclear weapons. I personally think that U.S should not go to war. There are many reasons why U.S should not go to war with Iraq.

I think that going to war with Iraq is a war of choice not a war of necessity .War should be a last resort of self-defense, a step to be taken when there are no other alternatives.

Why should we go to war with Iraq when there has been no justification? There has been no attack on the US, no Iraqi threat of war, no Iraqi connection to September 11.

And yet

President Bush is trying to connect Iraq to September 11 when there is no connection. The person who is responsible for September 11 is Al Qaeda not Saddam. Al Qaeda is bigger threat than Saddam. Saddam didn't do anything to U.S but Al Qaeda did. So, right our main goal should be to bring Al Qaeda down. Attacking Iraq will not help in our war with Al Qaeda. War with Iraq is not necessary now, yet war will divert our resources from stopping Al Qaeda. So, if Al Qaeda has no connection with Iraq I don't get why President Bush is going with this war. I think that President Bush has got every thing mixed-up.

When it comes to U.S invading Iraq, U.S has...