20th March 2003 saw the launch of a ground invasion of Iraq by a US-led coalition, marking the beginning of the Iraq War
. The invasion phase lasted just over one month, including 21 days of major combat operations, in which a combined troops from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and Poland launched the offensive.
The case against the Iraq War
is a very strong one.
A seven-year inquiry, also known as the Chilcot report, concluded Wednesday with criticism of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's role in the handling of the Iraq War
. The report, however, did not rule on the legality of the war.
However everyone's heart will go out to those who lost loved ones and were injured as a result of the Iraq war
. As ever with such disclosures, the blame game gets a very high profile.
And Mr Blair said the savaging he gets over the 2003 Iraq War
has more to do with the Left's dislike of him winning three elections on the trot.
Researchers started to measure stress nine to 14 days after 9/11 and within a few days after the start of the Iraq War
At the start of the Iraq war
in 2003, 53% backed getting rid of Saddam.
Freedom does cost lives, but the Iraq war
cost us less than the Falklands.
It can be revealed that Choudhry had compiled a list of other MPs who voted for the Iraq war
Toward the end of his speech, Obama pivoted to domestic matters, saying that, "Our most urgent task is to restore our economy, and put the millions of Americans who have lost their jobs back to work." That effort also has been complicated by the Iraq war
, which has been financed by hundreds of billions of borrowed dollars.
Meanwhile, the United States under President Obama, who harshly criticized Bush over the Iraq war
, has dramatically changed its policy.
As media coverage of the Iraq war
dwindles, Cynthia Enloe offers compelling reason for maintaining interest.