Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. ~ Ancient American Indian Proverb
No suicide attacks, but rather a ruthless dictator with two twisted cocksuckers for sons that had rape chambers and between the three of them murdered 300,000 Iraqis, not tomention atrocities committed in Kuwait and Iran.
Largely years before we invaded. Makes no sense to wait for most of it to be over, than bring them war. But I suppose anything can be rationalized.