According to a CNN article, the Pentagon — that speedy moving entity — has confirmed what we've known all along. There is no link between Saddam's reign in Iraq and al Qaeda. This comes just in time to celebrate five years since our invasion of Iraq.
However; this isn't to say that there wasn't terrorism in Iraq — it was just aimed to keep Hussein in power, not to destroy America and our allies. Since we're the ones who put Hussein in power in the first place, we have no one to blame but ourselves.
Now, here we are, five years into a war that will cost us many young, vibrant lives and upwards of $3 trillion dollars.
And, we're there because of…
I hope you know, because I really don't.