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  • Domestic political advantage of an easy win - which they expected.
  • Lots of business for their friends.
  • Validation of the neo-con project. These guys were comitted to the idea that Saddam was a "bad guy" and that they had a right and duty to "take him out".
  • Prestige.
  • War is a good cover for expanding power. "War leader"
  • Oil.
  • Add your own ...
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Mon Apr 27th, 2009 at 07:35:34 AM EST
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