Iraq War

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Iraq War

n.
A protracted military conflict in Iraq that began in 2003 with an attack by a coalition of forces led by the United States and that resulted in the overthrow of Saddam Hussein's regime. US combat troops were withdrawn in 2010.
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Regardless of rationalizations after the fact, the 2003 Iraq War was an act of nationalistic revenge.
But bombs alone won't defeat Daesh, and Mr Cameron's claim of a 70,000-strong army of freedom fighters on the ground now seems as dodgy as Tony Blair's "dodgy dossier" for the 2003 Iraq War.
Britain must not allow the "past mistakes" of the 2003 Iraq War to become "an excuse for indifference or inaction", he said.
In these sort of issues of conscience it is better to allow MPs to make their own minds up," John McDonnell told BBC television, adding Britain must learn lessons from the 2003 Iraq war.
Basra was the target of former president Saddam Hussein's campaign against Iraq's Shia population, and was pummeled during the 2003 Iraq war.
They have also waged wars that unsettled the entire region (the 2003 Iraq war, for example), or set the example of ignoring international law and ethics while expecting others to respect those laws (drone assassinations, for example).
Sanders described the Syrian conflict as "a quagmire in a quagmire," and went on to compare it to the 2003 Iraq war, which he called "the worst foreign policy blunder in the history of this country.
The real causes of the 2003 Iraq war arose from the two cornerstones of U.
When a man yelled angrily he would not vote for Kinnock due to the 2003 Iraq War, he replies: "That's your prerogative, sir.
Americans' views of Russia also turned more negative just before the start of the 2003 Iraq war, given Russia's opposition to the United States' planned military action, and again after the Russia-Georgia war in 2008.
ATwo weeks ago it was when a senior nurse's letter - pinned to a staff notice board at UHW - described how the extreme pressures colleagues faced in its A&E department were more stressful than those faced nursing the wounded during the 2003 Iraq war.
The 2003 Iraq war led to a Shi'te-majority government controlled by Tehran.