It was changed after the fact that the previous name spelled out as an acronym for > "OIL". > The name Iraqi Freedom was never changed. In 2010 that particular operation was finished and started a new "Operation New Dawn".
> Are you absolutely sure about that?
I was a part of it. How 'bout you?
>If that's true then civilian neighborhoods got > blown up real good too. Because combat forces were hiding in those neighborhoods. Even in schools. Children either held weapons and joined them, or were used as human shields while they shot at our troops. So yes, civilian buildings became targets.
>And none of the hijackers were from Iraq! That means the > weapons were raining down upon the wrong places to begin with. So much for accuracy. > Have you missed the point of the war on terror? There was indeed many ties to terrorist organizations from Iraq. They were giving shelter (and a place to 'train'), funding and so on... Do I need to list the deeds of Sadaam and his generals? Just google it. Watch the footage of the Iraqi people's reaction when word of Sadaam's death hit the street. Then say it wasn't warranted or even appreciated.
> As much as I support the troops it's possible for them to be placed in the wrong > places due to bad intelligence. Or, in this case, by an administration overseen at > the time by a man who claimed to receive his orders from "god". > > In the meantime the United States gets denounced as "The Great Satan" some more. > People pushed to the brink want to join the cause to protect their country and the > process begins anew. > > There are better ways to bring justice. This wasn't one of them. > I don't know about the claim to get his orders from god part but I can't really argue with the rest of that last bit