The Iraq War   Part 1
Post Sept 11 th  2001 <ul><li>President George W. Bush alleged that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and militant group al-Q...
Jan 29 th  2002 <ul><li>In President George W. Bush's state of the union speech, he vows that the U.S. &quot;will not perm...
Oct 11 th  2002 <ul><li>authorize President Bush to attack Iraq if Saddam Hussein refuses to give up weapons of mass destr...
Iraq’s Response Dec 2002 <ul><li>Iraq submits a 12,000-page declaration on its chemical, biological and nuclear activities...
Feb 2003 <ul><li>In a UN report, chief UN inspector Hans Blix indicated that progress had been made in Iraq's cooperation....
Feb 2003 <ul><li>The U.S. and Britain's intense lobbying efforts among the other UN Security Council members yield only fo...
March 17 th  2003 <ul><li>All diplomatic efforts cease when President Bush delivers an ultimatum to Saddam Hussein to leav...
March 20 th  2003 <ul><li>The war against Iraq begins 5:30 AM Baghdad time (9:30 PM EST, March 19), when the U.S. launches...
 
Aftermath
 
The Occupation
 
<ul><li>Our troop remain in harms way </li></ul>
Moving Ahead
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The Iraq War

  1. 1. The Iraq War Part 1
  2. 2. Post Sept 11 th 2001 <ul><li>President George W. Bush alleged that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein and militant group al-Qaeda might conspire to launch more terrorist attacks on the United States </li></ul>
  3. 3. Jan 29 th 2002 <ul><li>In President George W. Bush's state of the union speech, he vows that the U.S. &quot;will not permit the world's most dangerous regimes to threaten us with the world's most destructive weapons.&quot; </li></ul>
  4. 4. Oct 11 th 2002 <ul><li>authorize President Bush to attack Iraq if Saddam Hussein refuses to give up weapons of mass destruction </li></ul>
  5. 5. Iraq’s Response Dec 2002 <ul><li>Iraq submits a 12,000-page declaration on its chemical, biological and nuclear activities, claiming it has no banned weapons. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Feb 2003 <ul><li>In a UN report, chief UN inspector Hans Blix indicated that progress had been made in Iraq's cooperation. No chemical weapons are found. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Feb 2003 <ul><li>The U.S. and Britain's intense lobbying efforts among the other UN Security Council members yield only four supporters. No U.N. vote is requested or held </li></ul>
  8. 8. March 17 th 2003 <ul><li>All diplomatic efforts cease when President Bush delivers an ultimatum to Saddam Hussein to leave the country within 48 hours or else face an attack. </li></ul>
  9. 9. March 20 th 2003 <ul><li>The war against Iraq begins 5:30 AM Baghdad time (9:30 PM EST, March 19), when the U.S. launches Operation Iraqi Freedom </li></ul>
  10. 11. Aftermath
  11. 13. The Occupation
  12. 15. <ul><li>Our troop remain in harms way </li></ul>
  13. 16. Moving Ahead
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