That's a deeper argument to get across to the general public, the idea that even if we win the military battle of Baghdad, we could lose the war for peace.
"We may win this battle in Iraq, but we're going to pay a heavy price," said Will, a 27-year-old electrician from Brooklyn whose ex-wife is now serving in the Gulf as an Army corps medic. Like many, he declined to give his full name. "As far as I'm concerned, George Bush has put a target on the backs of every American. He's squandered all the good will we had internationally after 9-11. If we don't find any weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, what will the international community think then?"