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  Iraq Crisis, 2002–2003
The U.S. Britain, and Spain submit a proposed resolution to the UN Security Council that states that "Iraq has failed to take the final opportunity afforded to it in Resolution 1441," and that it is now time to authorize use of military force against the country.
Iraq's interim governing council, composed of 25 Iraqis appointed by American and British officials, is inaugurated.
Iraq's deposed leader Saddam Hussein is captured by American troops.
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  Iraq disarmament crisis timeline 2001-2003 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Timeline of events related to the Iraq disarmament crisis
However, the spokesman of the White House, Ari Fleischer declares that the Iraq commitment to destroying these missiles is a fraud that President George W. Bush had predicted, and indicates that the United States wants a total and complete disarmament of Iraq.
Iraq also destroys a launcher and five engines in a rush to prove it is disarming before a crucial U.N. report on March 7.
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 Iraq disarmament crisis timeline 1997-2000 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Iraq admitted that some of this equipment had been used to produce VX gas in May, 1997.
Iraq signs a "Memorandum of Understanding" with the UN, which says that the country will accept all relevant Security Council resolutions, cooperate fully with UNSCOM and the IAEA, and will grant UNSCOM and the IAEA immediate, unconditional and unrestricted access for their inspections.
Iraq ends all forms of cooperation with the UNSCOM teams and expels inspectors from the country.
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 Iraq Timeline
Iraq retaliates against the Kurds for supporting Iran during the Iran-Iraq war, and through "Operation Anfal" slaughters civilians or forces them to relocate.
Iraq drains water from southern marshlands inhabited Muslim Shiites, in retaliation for the Shiites' long-standing opposition to Saddam Hussein's government (April).
Iraq agrees to unconditional cooperation with the UN inspectors (Nov. 14), but by a month later, chief UN weapons inspector Richard Butler reports that Iraq has not lived up to its promise (Dec. 15).
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 Iraq disarmament crisis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
US diplomatic pressure to bring Iraq to with UN Security Council Resolution 1441 has created a diplomatic crisis in UN where some are in agreement with US position while others are dissenting; notably permanent security council members France Russia and the People's Republic of China and fellow NATO members Germany and Belgium.
As of February 10 2003 neither Iraq nor the United States ratified the ICC treaty and therefore a attack on Iraq would not fall under jurisdiction of the ICC.
To avoid initiating a crisis under the Powers Resolution the Bush Administration sought explicit from the Congress to exercise force in On October 2 2002 the Congress passed a joint resolution explicitly authorized the President to use the Forces of the United States as he to be necessary and appropriate.
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 The Iraq Crisis and War - Timeline - a chronology of events
Iraq, under PM ‘Abd al-Rahman al-Bazzaz, agrees to ceasefire with Kurdish population, seemingly bringing to an end the 6 year war; a 12 point agreement officially recognizes the Kurdish language and representation of Kurds in the civil administration.
Iraq responds by expelling resident Iranians and establishing "Popular Front for the Liberation of Arabistan", claiming that Khuzistan ("Arabistan") was unjustly surrendered to Iran by the Ottomans.
Iraq declares a “comprehensive and eternal merger” with Kuwait and annexes it as its nineteenth province.
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 Al-Ahram Weekly | Region | Iraq crisis timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Iraq says that Kuwait was not dealing seriously with the problems between the two countries.
Meanwhile, Iraq appoints a puppet regime in Kuwait that declares a merger with Iraq.
The Egyptian Committee for the Lifting of Sanctions on Iraq arrives weeks later in its second trip to Baghdad (the first one was in 1998).
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 IRAQ WAR : Encyclopedia Entry
The Iraq War (2003-present) is a military engagement encompassing the invasion and occupation of Iraq by a U.S. -led coalition and an ongoing asymmetrical war between an insurgency and coalition troops.
Conflict between Iraq and the U.N. developed during 1998, however, which led to the withdrawal of the U.N. and the authorization of a bombing campaign by the Clinton administration to "degrade Saddam's capacity to develop and deliver weapons of mass destruction, and to degrade his ability to threaten his neighbors".
Iraq agreed to the resolution and UNMOVIC began inspections on November 18, 2002, replacing UNSCOM which had previously been in charge of monitoring Iraq since April 3, 1991.
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 Iraq Attacks Kuwait : Middle East Facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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See live article   Governments' pre-war positions on invasion of Iraq This article describes the positions of governments prior to the actual initiation of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and not their positions as they may have changed since then.
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 Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | Iraq timeline: July 16 1979 to January 31 2004
Officials on Iraq's governing council warn that they are increasingly at risk from attack, a day after one of their number was shot and badly wounded in an assassination attempt.
Iraq claims that six civilians were killed and 15 wounded in last night's allied raid on the port city of Basra.
Iraq threatens to withdraw cooperation with inspectors unless some sanctions and oil embargo are lifted by August 31.
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 The Ultimate Iraq disarmament crisis - American History Information Guide and Reference
During most of 2002 and into 2003, the United States government continued to call for "regime change" in Iraq and threatened to use military force to overthrow the Iraqi government unless Iraq rid itself of all weapons of mass destruction and convinced the UN that it had done so.
US diplomatic pressure to bring Iraq to compliance with UN Security Council Resolution 1441, quickly created a diplomatic crisis in the UN, where some were in agreement with the US position, while others dissented, notably the permanent security council members France, Russia and the People's Republic of China and fellow NATO members Germany and Belgium.
After the invasion of Iraq, the Iraq Survey Group, headed by David Kay was formed to find WMD in Iraq.
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 [ Crisis in Iraq ]
Iraq agrees "in principle" to comply with UN demands to destroy its stockpile of Al-Sumud 2 missiles.
Iraq temporarily halts oil exports in reaction to a UN refusal to grant it control over certain oil reserves.
Iraq recognizes the boundaries of the Iraq-Kuwait border as demarcated by the UN.
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 Iraq War - The 2003 Invasion of Iraq
The 2003 invasion of Iraq began on March 20, 2003, when forces belonging primarily to the United States and the United Kingdom invaded Iraq.
After approximately three weeks of fighting, Iraq's Ba'athist government was toppled and a U.S.-led occupation of Iraq began.
The start of hostilities came after the expiration of a 48-hour deadline which was set by U.S. President George W. Bush, demanding that Saddam Hussein and his two sons Uday and Qusay leave Iraq, ending the diplomatic Iraq disarmament crisis.
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 First Iraq War Timeline news, and articles at Iraq war Collectibles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This is the ongoing timeline of the 2003 Iraq war, principally the military actions and consequences of the US-led invasion.
Iraq begins "environmental war" by pumping millions of gallons of crude oil into Gulf.
Iraq says that a US missile has struck a busy Baghdad market, killing 'many' civilians.
iraqtoday.info /iraq-war/iraq-war-timeline.php   (484 words)

 NationMaster - Statistics on Iraq. 1106 facts and figures, stats and information on Iraqi economy, crime, people, ...
Formerly part of the Ottoman Empire, Iraq was occupied by Britain during the course of World War I; in 1920, it was declared a League of Nations mandate under UK administration.
Coalition forces remain in Iraq under a UNSC mandate, helping to provide security and to support the freely elected government.
The TNA was charged with drafting Iraq's permanent constitution, which was approved in a 15 October 2005 constitutional referendum.
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 BBC NEWS | Middle East | Iraq latest: At-a-glance
Their mission, he says, is to remove Saddam Hussein and disarm Iraq of weapons of mass destruction.
0813 Greece, which holds the EU presidency, says it regrets the Iraq crisis has not been solved peacefully in international unity ahead of a EU meeting to be held on Thursday.
The meeting between the US and Iraqi leaders hints at their fears for Iraq's future.
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 Center for Cooperative Research
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The timeline on the forged documents has been updated to include recently reported information.
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Disarmament of Iraq: Operation Falconer site has fact sheets, images and video.
Statements from the U.K. Prime Minister's office include background information on Iraq and the current crisis; links to the P.M.'s speeches and key information on the U.K. military and their support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Operation Telic).
A companion site for the PBS television program that explored the question, "are Iraq's chemical and biological weapons attacks on Kurdistan part of a larger agenda of terror?" Discussion, photo essay, interactive maps, and more.
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 Spy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
"Iraq is not disarming," Ritter said, and in a second statement, "Iraq retain
WASHINGTON An Eastern bloc couple recruited to spy for the CIA during the Cold War who later defected to the U.S. are not entitled to sue the agency for reneging on a pledge of lifetime support, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
of Iraq, as part of the diplomatic side of the U.S. plan to invade Iraq.
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 Snow Camo Clothing : Hunting Apparel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
[1] [1] A female acting ambassador to the USA is chosen by Iraq's Governing Council: Rend Rahim, an Iraqi/American educated in Britain, France and Lebanon.
any military coalition sanctioned by the United Nations to invade Iraq November 8, 2002 The UN Council voted unanimously for resolution 1441, the 17th Iraq disarmament resolution passed by the council, calling for immediate and complete disarmament of Iraq.
The resolution also demanded that Iraq declare all weapons of mass destruction to the council, and account for its known chemical weapons material...
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 Veto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
June 21, 1997 Iraq once again refuses UN inspection teams access to sites under investigation.
The UN Security Council passes Resolution 1115, which condemns Iraq's actions and demands that the country allow UNSCOM's team immediate, unconditional and unrestricted access to any
August, 2002 According to U.S. Intelligence, China, with help from France and Syria, secretly sells Iraq the prohibited chemical hydroxy terminated polybutadiene, or HTPB, which is used in making solid fuel for long-range missiles.
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