Afghanistan — a hunt for Bin Laden and his cronies somehow morphed into a decade plus war against…
Blair Gilmore
1853

Saddam Hussein certainly was a cruel dictator.

He also was managing to keep the country as a secular state, within a region full of religious states.

If we assume that the real objective was to remove a seed of secularism in the region, in order to strengthen the religious baronies… which will pave the way for implementing the real objective : “Redrawing the Middle East” according to one of the many Western plans available.