Bush et Blair doivent-ils démissionner ?

Les principales conséquences de la guerre en Irak ne sont pas à chercher sur le champ de bataille. Elles se manifesteront plus tard, car elles dépendent du bien-fondé des arguments avancés par Georges Bush et Tony Blair pour lancer une attaque contre une population très majoritairement sans défense. Ces arguments ont été débattus passionnément dans le monde entier. S'ils se révèlent justifiés, la guerre débouchera peut-être sur un monde plus sûr. Mais s'ils se révèlent non fondés ou ne peuvent être vérifiés, la guerre risque de déboucher sur davantage d'instabilité. Dans ce cas, pour ne pas aggraver la situation, le président américain et le Premier ministre britannique devraient démissionner.

La guerre n'a pas été justifiée et ne pouvait l'être du fait que Saddam Hussein est un tyran. Les justifications avancées par Bush et Blair sont liées au danger représenté par le régime de Saddam. Ils ont cité quatre arguments :

L'Irak possède des armes de destruction massive.

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