Re: hypothetical iraq question...
Will find more later.
I am quite sure we are considering millitary intervention if things don't clear up.
And to answer your question because Iraq would be sudan X a thousand.
War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature, and has no chance of being free unless made or kept so by the exertions of better men than himself John Stuart Mill