already devoted so much time and money (not to mention the lives of brave men and women in our armed forces) we might as well follow through. Its going to be the same thing in Syria, he said. You are our most important ally. More conservative sources estimate somewhere between 400-600 thousand casualties. That's not to say I think we should pull out any time soon. The most liberal estimates list about.2 million casualties between 20The most conservative estimates list about 300 thousand during this period. It's impossible to quantify the sheer amount of suffering that has taken place before and after the fall of Saddam but It helps to look at the numbers. Libya is a catastrophe.
I'm perfectly aware that the fight for freedom is most often a very bloody one, but we have to admit that it isn't our freedom we're fighting for over there. But it could still be reasonably argued that Iraq would in fact be a better place today even if he was still in power. A similar sad story happened in Libya. Presidential candidate Donald Trump said that if Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi were still in power, the world would have been a better place, because what came instead is much worse. Both Hussein and Gaddafi committed atrocities against their own people, but now the situation with human rights in Iraq and Libya is worse than ever, Trump told CNN. They say hind sight is 20/20 but i think that's bull. However, it remains the Rise of Renaissance to be seen which of these will feature more prominently when history is ready to judge them. And it all blew up around former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama. Rate of violent deaths during the Iraq War: 50,000-200,000/year. Or whether I think Saddam could have gotten worse or not.