The American War with Iraq and how it relates to the movie "The Mission".

Essay by sunsetangel12High School, 10th grade June 2003

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The War on Iraq

The war between the United States of America and Iraq is in my opinion a moral war. The war was started because the political actions between the two countries were unsuccessful. The United Sates tried to negotiate with Iraq but failed. Iraq was also said to be harboring illegal nuclear weapons. These weapons go against the U.N. policy, states that weapons of mass destruction are against the rules of war. On top of all this Iraq has treated and continues to treat their citizens like they aren't human beings.

Iraq treats women as property and nothing else. They do not see them as capable human beings fit to do nothing more than have children and cook and clean. The leader of Iraq Saddam Hussein is nothing more than a tyrant in my opinion. He forces the people to follow his rule. He uses mustard gas to terrorize his people into obeying his every whim.

The people of Iraq unlike the citizens of America do not have the simple and just freedoms as the freedom of speech, freedom of press, and freedom of religion. They are force to follow the Muslim religion and they cannot freely express their opinion of Saddam Hussein.

The U.S. is trying to bring peace and freedom to the Middle East. The U.S. only wants the people of the Middle East to live a life without tyranny and oppression. They want to overthrow a man who wants to be nothing more than an oppressive dictator to people who deserve more respect. The U.S. is only trying to help and not take over. The U.S. is also going into this war because we know that we will be capable of winning in a short amount of time. Our military is one of the most...