Sunday, June 7, 2009

History Is Written By the Victors?

The 65th anniversary of D-Day yesterday got me thinking, and that's never good. I was and still am after all a student of history. Others, I am sure, have illustrated this more clearly but...

In retrospect, with most, if not all, the facts now known regarding Iraqi armaments (lack of WMD's) and Iraqi ties (lack thereof to Al Qaeda) the USA invasion of Iraq after Al Qaeda's attacks on September 11, 2001 is analogous to a hypothetical USA declaration of war/attack on China after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.