The Iraq War was a blunder from the start. Here’s why.


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The Iraq War will go down in history as one of the worst mistakes in U.S. foreign policy.

Despite the war’s immense cost in blood and treasure, little was accomplished other than destabilizing the country, paving the way for the rise of ISIS, and increasing Iran’s influence in the region.

The continued U.S. troop presence in the country does little more than put Americans in harm’s way.

What went wrong in Iraq?

The primary mistake leaders made regarding Iraq was invading in the first place. Justifications for invasion varied, from shoddy claims that Saddam Hussein’s regime……