op/ed by slate http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/3449870/ We Told You So, continued: What we said before the war, in no particular order 1. The invasion of Iraq will cause, not prevent, terrorism. We Told You So, I: The U.S.-led invasion of Iraq has accelerated the spread of Osama bin Laden's anti-Americanism among once local Islamic militant movements, increasing danger to the United States as the al Qaeda network is becoming less able to mount attacks, according to senior intelligence officials at the CIA and State Department." 2. The Bush administration was not to be trusted when it warned of the WMD threat. 3. Going in without the U.N. is worse than not going in at all. 4.They were asleep at the switch pre-9/11 and have been trying to cover this up ever since. 5.And they manipulated 9/11 as a pretext for a long-planned invasion of Iraq. 6.Any occupation by a foreign power, particularly one as incompetently planned as this one, will likely create more enemies than friends and put the U.S. in a situation similar at times to Vietnam, and at other times, similar to Israels occupation of Lebanon; both were disasters. 7. An invasion of Iraq will draw resources and attention away from the genuine perpetrators of the attack on us, and allow them to regroup for further attacks. 8.Bonus: Mel Gibsons The Passion of the Christ will increase anti-Semitism worldwide.