Us Presence In Southeast Asia Essay

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The US has put their presence in Southeast Asia and it has resulted in dire consequences. Southeast Asia has terrorist groups known as Al Qaeda and evil leaders such as Saddam Hussein. America thinks that their presence is needed in Southeast Asia to help deal with relations like this and others to come. But, the US should not have a presence in Southeast Asia. The US should not have a presence in Southeast Asia because, our military has and will cause further damage to the ecosystem, we tend to reason with force and result easily to conflict when dealing with situations like this, and we ask if others what we wouldn't do.

The US used force and demanded when they were dealing with Iraq's weapons. “After the Gulf War in 1991, the United Nations
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“Jan.23,1991, the largest oil spill in history occurs when Saddam Hussein's Iraqi forces open the valves oil wells and pipelines as they retreat from their invasion of Kuwait. Iraqi forces deliberately release an estimated 240 million to 454 million gallons of Kuwait crude oil into the Persian Gulf in an effort to slow or sabotage intervention by American troops”. This is known as one of the greatest oil spills in history and it was caused because US troops were involved in Southeast Asia troubles. Also we would risk military and money on fighting a war we didn't even have sufficient info to start.

The US started a the Gulf War by choice it was not necessary. The Gulf War happened by an act of choice from the US. “There is no credible information to connect Saddam Hussein to 9/11. The twin towers fell because a worldwide terrorist group, Al Qaeda, with cells in over 60 nations,”. We should've never been in Southeast Asia in the first place. Like the article said there was no credible info to blame Saddam Hussein but, we were scared of what the American people would keep doing to those of Arab descent. So, we decided to find a villain and the most credible was Saddam Hussein and we blame
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