TITLE

The War in Iraq and the Battle for Fallujah

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, Jamie
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Social Science Docket;Winter/Spring2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the events during the war in Iraq, and the battle for Fallujah. It provides an overview on the geographical history of Iraq and mentions that the country was once a three unrelated provinces in the Ottoman Turkish Empire which include Baghdad, Basra, and Mosul. It is stated that the Ottoman empire has joined Germany during the World War 1 and has declined after the war. In March 2003, it was noted that the U.S. has set up a massive assault on Iraq that ended in a full scale invasion by the U.S. and its allies. Additional information on the negative impacts of the war between the U.S. and Iraq is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
47660949

 

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