Iraq: a violent war, a deadly peace

Tripp, Charles
February 2013
World Today;Feb/Mar2013, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p22
The article discusses the consequences of the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. Topics include the disproved claims of former U.S. President George W. Bush regarding the former Iraqi prime minister Saddam Hussein's support of terrorism and possession of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), the regional impact of the military occupation, and the social effects of the resulting civil war.


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