Why did the US invest so much to fix Iraq?


My answer to Why did the US invest so much to fix Iraq?

Answer by Ken Larson:

Oil was not the only motivation.

The U.S. Military Industrial Complex has made billions in promoting war in Iraq and many General Officers in the U.S. military have made careers out of it.

I am a 2 tour Vietnam Veteran who recently retired after 36 misguided years working in the Military Industrial Complex on many of the weapons systems being used by our forces as we speak.

Given a clearly defined mission and the best armaments and systems in the world, I believed that another Vietnam could be avoided for the American Soldier.

I was wrong.


It is corrupt and driven by corporate influence:



It is broken and riddled with incompetence:


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Why did the US invest so much to fix Iraq?


About rosecoveredglasses

2 Tours in US Army Vietnam. Retired from 36 Years in the Defense Industrial Complex after working on 25 major weapons systems, many of which are in use today in the Middle East. Volunteer MicroMentor. I specialize in Small, Veteran-owned, Minority-Owned and Woman-Owned Businesses beginning work for the Federal Government. MicroMentor is a non-profit organization offering free assistance to small business in business planning, operations, marketing and other aspects of starting and successfully operating a small enterprise. You can set up a case with me at MicroMentor by going to: http://www.micromentor.org/ key words: "Federal Government Contracting"

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