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Was it worth it?
The signs in Basra at least are promising.
backing you up.
We've learnt that scud missiles are fucking impressive.
We've learnt that Saddam Hussein's escape method left something to be desired.
We've learnt that Iraq is a shithole and without decent drugs or poontang, soldiers will take their frustrations out on suspected insurgents.
We've learnt that war really is a waste of time but a source of money.
We've learnt that ordinary people in the west can't really make much of a difference.
We've learnt that any lessons learned will be quickly forgotten the next time we need a false pretense for invading a country.
but despite the fact that it was completely wrong to go in there in the first place, there are signs that ultimately there could be positives. Certainly nowhere near enough to justify the expense and lives cost though