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 US combat troops were withdrawn in 2010.
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The third Gulf War is taking shape before our eyes.
Bush decided to risk what his father had dared not: invading Iraq with the objective of "regime change," he launched a third Gulf War in 2003.
The responding Western invasion of Afghanistan and third Gulf War or Iraq invasion would create millions of refugees, destabilising Pakistan, and Jordan and most importantly now, Syria.
In the latest video, Cantlie appears in his usual orange garb and warns the West of a third Gulf War. According to reports, the photojournalist, who has been kidnapped two years ago, has been featured in several ISIS propaganda videos.
But experts said the UK's decision to join an American-led Coalition in a lengthy third Gulf War could cost the country [euro]3.9billion over three years.
Iraq later attended Arab summits regularly as of the Sharm el-Sheikh summit in Egypt on March 1, 2003, the same month that saw the third Gulf War that culminated in the ouster of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's regime erupting.
Thus, the Obama administration wants to hold Iran accountable for something tangible, while the Israel war criminals are adamant about Iran's intentions justifying a military strike; I believe that such a strike would lead to a third Gulf war, and losses for neighboring Arab countries even as far afield as Syria and Lebanon and the entire Arab Levant.

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