Yup, it was all about democracy.
The revelation that Bush will sign an agreement for a permanentpresence in before his term is up confirms the real reason he invaded and changed its regime.
It was never about weapons of mass destruction. It was never about ties between Saddam and . And it was never about bringing democracy to the Iraqi people. These claims were lies to cover up the real motive for Operation Iraqi Freedom: to create a permanent American presence in . With Bush’s November 26, 2007 announcement that the United States and were negotiating a permanent “security relationship,” his lies have been exposed.
Bush declared, Iraqi leaders “understand that their success will require U.S. political, economic, and security engagement that extends beyond my presidency.” His outline for the permanent U.S.-Iraqi “Economic” relationship is “to encourage the flow of foreign investments to .” Two senior Iraqi officials told the Associated Press that Bush is negotiating preferential treatment for U.S. investments.