No country is allowed to fight at all without first getting permission from the United States of America! Plus, if any country has any kind of quarrel, civil war or even just a protest about their own government, chances are that the U.S. will bomb and/or invade them, in the name of peace, of course. Then that country must deal with the U.S. occupying their country to "monitor" everything while we "install democracy." Of course, this is just a ploy while we scourge and flog all of their valuable natural resources. The invasion of Iraq, as we now all know, was all about stealing their oil by controlling their oil pipelines, because there were certainly no weapons of mass destruction. We could have easily just taken out Saddam Hussein (and his 6 palaces) with a few drone missile strikes and avoided the entire WAR, but, again, it wasn't about war, world police or even helping another country "install democracy." Rather, it was about U.S. politicians getting their hands on resources and profiting from the military (industrial) war complex.