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    Do you think if Saddam was in still charge of IRAQ it would be a better or worse place ?

    Was it wrong to try and start a revoltion in Syria by supporting rebel groups or would it have been better to let ASSAD rule

    Also would Libya still be bad even if the Gaddafi regime was still around ?

    Interesting to here opinions because there seems to be quite a varied view on this.
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    1.America invaded Iraq for WMDs,captured Saddam probably would have been the same as before.Killed kids and took photos smiling whilst they were dead
    2. Somone should have taken out Assad yet America didn't do jack sh*t when they should have.
    Everything turned bad when we intervened yet we change from predator to prey within 5 years
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    Iraq would be far worse, Saddam's response to something similar to the arab spring would have been horrifying. The West did not start the Revolution in Syria, to be perfectly honest without any Western intervention Syria would still be the same as it is today.
    As for Libya, it would be more stable under Gaddaffi yes. But then comes in the question as to whether or not we should support dictators just because they provide stability.
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    (Original post by Aj12)
    Iraq would be far worse, Saddam's response to something similar to the arab spring would have been horrifying. The West did not start the Revolution in Syria, to be perfectly honest without any Western intervention Syria would still be the same as it is today.
    As for Libya, it would be more stable under Gaddaffi yes. But then comes in the question as to whether or not we should support dictators just because they provide stability.
    This.

    But then we'd still be being attack for failing to intervene.
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    What your really asking here is whether ita better to live in tyranny or anarchy since that's the state of these countries today (though Iraq for a few years until 2012 was in a half decent state).

    My personal belief is that while neither is good, these tyrants have all committed crimes so horrific that their staying in power cannot be tolerated.

    That being said my personal view is that most of these states would be better off under proper western government than their own since they appear to value their religion over prosperity and liberty.
 
 
 
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