03/20/2013 09:08 am ET Updated May 20, 2013

CHANGE MY MIND: Was the Iraq War Worth It?

Ten years later, was the Iraq War worth it? Did the U.S. achieve its goals? Is Iraq a more democratic country? Are the Iraqi people better off than they were under Saddam Hussein? Was it worth the cost? And most important, was it worth the American and Iraqi lives lost?

You decide: Former Bush State department official Pratik Chougule and prominent war critic Hussein Ibish lay out the case for both sides of the argument in our latest HuffPost "Change My Mind" debate.