life is like a box of chocolates, terror is as terror does, and other observations:
far as we can remember strategic hamlets worked last time; agent orange dioxin is good for you - or - we're worried about dirty bombs here, honest; threatening to destroy the village to save it; saying you're sorry brings back dead children; and who's irrelevant?
Um, yeah, and Vietnam was a "civil war", in which it was never occupied by Christian armies, and the largest anti-war demos since the end of Vietnam did not indicate "significant domestic protest".
your turing test:
Oil for Nothing:US Holds On Humanitarian SuppliesIraq: 1997-2001
the good book
and other cultural