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10 years on: Iraq War was 'tremendous mistake,' local scholar says

7:09 AM, Mar. 20, 2013
Soldiers from the Green Bay area who died in the Iraq War. From left, Marine Pfc. Ryan Jerabek, 18, of Hobart, April 2004; Army Pfc. Isaiah Hunt, 20, of Suamico, November 2004; Marine Sgt. Benjamin Edinger, 24, of Green Bay, November 2004.
Soldiers from the Green Bay area who died in the Iraq War. From left, Marine Pfc. Ryan Jerabek, 18, of Hobart, April 2004; Army Pfc. Isaiah Hunt, 20, of Suamico, November 2004; Marine Sgt. Benjamin Edinger, 24, of Green Bay, November 2004.
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The Iraq War began 10 years ago with a frenzied U.S. search for weapons of mass destruction after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

However, it was later determined such weapons did not exist, and millions of Americans still are searching for meaning behind the lives lost in that conflict.

"We want to hope that it wasn't all in vain," said Robert Kramer, a history professor at St. Norbert College in De Pere. "We want to think it has meaning, that there was some purpose in doing what we did ... I think people are trying, 10 years later, to justify what was a tremendous mistake." ...

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