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 2003 invasion of Iraq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The 2003 invasion of Iraq, also called simply the Iraq War or Operation: Iraqi Freedom, was a war that began March 20, 2003, fought between a group of troops consisting primarily of American and British, but also Polish, Australian and several other nations' forces, and Iraq.
Prior to the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Zarqawi had settled in Kurdish northern Iraq (an area not controlled by Saddam Hussein's government) where he joined, and May have led, the Terrorist organization Ansar al-Islam, which was an enemy of the Ba'athist government.
Support for the invasion and occupation of Iraq included 49 nations, a group that was frequently referred to as the "coalition of the willing".
2003-invasion-of-iraq.iqnaut.net   (9838 words)

  
 Media Mouse: Iraq Watch: Invasion and Occupation Two Years Later, Democrats and the Antiwar Movement: Grand Rapids ...
The primary reason for the occupation, Iraq's alleged stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), did not exist, resulting in a war that was largely fought for imperial gain of economic resources.
Moreover, while commentators in the United States discuss how the occupation has harmed ordinary Iraqis, new reports from Iraq indicate that many Iraqis feel that no changes and improvements in their conditions will be forthcoming from the new Iraqi government.
On the eve of the anniversary of the invasion, the Democratic Party has once again shown that it has relatively little interest in ending the occupation of Iraq, with some 162 Democrats in the House of Representatives voting for Bush's $81.4 billion spending request.
www.mediamouse.org /features/031805iraq_.php   (756 words)

  
 Casualties of the conflict in Iraq since 2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Estimates of casualty levels are available from reporters on the scene, from officials of involved organizations, and from groups that summarize information on incidents reported in the news media.
Summary of casualties of the 2003 invasion of Iraq
All estimates of coalition casualties below are as of 2 December 2006, and include both the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the following Post-invasion Iraq, 2003-2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Invasion_and_occupation_of_Iraq_casualties   (3711 words)

  
 Iraqi Casualties of the conflict in Iraq since 2003 -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Casualties of the conflict in Iraq since 2003 (beginning with the 2003 invasion of Iraq and continuing with the ensuing 2003 occupation of Iraq and continuing occupation presence) have come in many forms, and the accuracy of the information available on different types of casualties varies greatly.
For troops in the U.S.-led Multinational occupation, the death toll is carefully tracked and updated daily, and the names and photographs of those killed in action as well as in accidents have been published widely.
We assessed the relative risk of death associated with the 2003 invasion and occupation by comparing mortality in the 17.8 months after the invasion with the 14.6-month period preceding it.
www.aljazeera.com /me.asp?service_ID=10210   (1899 words)

  
 Iraq, Landmine Monitor Report 2004
The Iraq National Mine Action Authority and the Iraq Mine Action Center in Baghdad were established there in July 2003 and two Iraqi-run Regional Mine Action Centers were established in Erbil in the north and Basra in the south.
The on-going security situation and instability in Iraq is a major obstacle to the provision of mine and UXO clearance, mine risk education, and adequate and appropriate care to mine survivors, especially in the center and south of the country.
Iraq’s landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) problem is a consequence of four decades of internal conflict, the 1980-1988 Iraq-Iran War, the 1991 Gulf War, and the 2003 Coalition invasion.
www.icbl.org /lm/2004/iraq   (12262 words)

  
 Post-invasion Iraq, 2003–2006 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The post-invasion period in Iraq followed the 2003 invasion of Iraq by a multinational coalition led by the United States, which overthrew the Ba'ath Party government of Saddam Hussein.
Iraq says it has arrested the country's second most senior figure in Al-Qaeda on September 3, 2006, "severely wounding" an organization the US military says is spreading sectarian violence that could bring civil war.
The establishment of a new civilian government of Iraq was complicated by religious and political divisions between the majority Shi'ite population and the formerly ruling Sunni Arabs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Occupation_of_Iraq   (10395 words)

  
 The U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq
The military claims recent atrocities in Iraq were committed by “a few rotten apples.” But war crimes are the predictable consequence of a colonial occupation.
With horror stories of sectarian violence in Iraq mounting, the Bush administration is claiming the rising death toll is the latest reason to “stay the course” and prevent civil war.
The floundering occupations in Iraq and Afghanistan may be giving a renewed sense of urgency to the White House’s plans to reinstitute the draft.
www.socialistworker.org /Featured/Iraq.shtml   (1698 words)

  
 Off Target: The Conduct of the War and Civilian Casualties in Iraq (Human Rights Watch Report, December 2003)
Off Target: The Conduct of the War and Civilian Casualties in Iraq (Human Rights Watch Report, December 2003)
The Conduct of the War and Civilian Casualties in Iraq
U.S.: Hundreds of Civilian Deaths in Iraq Were Preventable
www.hrw.org /reports/2003/usa1203   (191 words)

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