George W. Bush Vs Saddam Hussein: The Issues of War in Iraq

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As the United States leads the war on terrorism in countries such as Iraq, we are faced with many difficult obstacles. It is up to President George W. Bush, as the leader of this nation, to devise the most effective plan in order to ensure that this country will be protected. There are numerous options that could be taken into effect, but President Bush must acknowledge each one individually and evaluate them on the basis of being more helpful than harmful. In choosing a method of action, he must carefully look at different aspects of the situation, such as what will be in the government's best interest, the United States citizens' best interest, groups who may contest his actions, and the legality of those actions.

Many Americans believe that President Bush should launch a unilateral attack and simply take Saddam Hussein into custody.

This method of action would free the Iraqi people of his harsh reign, allowing the United States to once again prove itself as being the nation who helps all, but it would also create an outrage among his predecessors. It would possibly cause harm the United States and its people. The United States, our allies, and many other countries in this world, are contemplating whether or not Iraq has weapons of mass destruction in their possession. The 1991 Cease-Fire Treaty, which was formed after the Gulf War during the first President Bush's administration, called for them to release or properly destroy any nuclear, biological, or chemical weapon (Thompson). However, it is believed that Saddam Hussein has not done so and could use those weapons against the United States if we have any type of altercation with them. Perhaps Saddam Hussein and his followers would launch a nuclear...