For those who decry the war in Afghanistan and Iraq, contemplate this:
“War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things; the decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks nothing worth a war, is worse. A man who has nothing which he cares more about than he does about his personal safety is a miserable creature who has no chance at being free, unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself.” –British philosopher John Stuart Mill
To justify your position, you will argue that the people there do not present a direct danger to us. Tell that to the survivors of 9/11.