Just twenty years ago, in the name of democracy, America invaded Iraq.
Before launching her war, she had refused to seek the approval of the Security Council, an obligation under the United Nations, an organization she had nevertheless given birth to in 1945. Worse, she had lied to the whole world by claiming that the Iraq was developing weapons of mass destruction and favoring the networks of the Saudi terrorist Osama bin Laden.
On these two points, it was supported by the English but contested by the French and the Germans, two continental nations that its Secretary of Defense then placed, not without condescension, in “Old Europe”.
Poland, a country whose expertise on the Arab-Muslim world did not appear obvious, decided to accompany America in this adventure and dispatched its soldiers between the Tigris and the Euphrates.
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