The War Called Operation Iraq Freedom

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Mainstream media has extensively covered the war called Operation Iraq Freedom where thousands of our armed forces were killed leaving millions without their mother and father. It has been said that this was a senseless way that should have never begun; in the same manner, it is a war that many feel was needed and very necessary. The purpose of my extended is to uncover the facts of this topic that has been considered off limits and inappropriate especially in the mainstream media. In efforts to uncover the facts, there are many questions that must be answered; however, in making the attempt to answer any question, the questions leads into millions of other unanswered questions. For instance, is this war between Afghanistan and the United…show more content…
It has been said that the reason for such a war was in fact an effort to protect the interest of certain political and prominent parties that had vested interest in the oil industries. UNOCAL (Union Oil Company of California) is a defunct company that was a major petroleum explorer and marketer in the late 19th century, all the way through the 20th century, and even into the start of the 21st century. This would deliver oil and natural gas from the Caspian Sea through Afghanistan and Pakistan. Due to the civil war in Afghanistan, the development had been blocked. Yet, the government of United States trusted and believed the Taliban and that the Iraqi military would protect the interest of the project. By the late 1990s, after President Clinton was out of office President George W. Bush came into power and gave the Taliban one last chance to vindicate themselves It is said that President Bush, proposed an agreement which insisted that they share power with the United States and said “Either you accept our offer of a carpet of gold, or we bury you under a carpet of bombs.”(Quote from the www.thedailypaul.com) ) The Taliban allegedly declined which followed the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The terrorists who attacked were not strong enough to terminate the United States in a military way therefore; instead, they attacked something we thought was symbolic-The Twin Towers. These two building as the centerpieces of the World Trade Center
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