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The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
The Iraq War
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The Iraq War

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  • 1. The Iraq War Part 1
  • 2. Post Sept 11 th 2001
    • 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
  • 3. Jan 29 th 2002
    • In President George W. Bush's state of the union speech, he vows that the U.S. "will not permit the world's most dangerous regimes to threaten us with the world's most destructive weapons."
  • 4. Oct 11 th 2002
    • authorize President Bush to attack Iraq if Saddam Hussein refuses to give up weapons of mass destruction
  • 5. Iraq’s Response Dec 2002
    • Iraq submits a 12,000-page declaration on its chemical, biological and nuclear activities, claiming it has no banned weapons.
  • 6. Feb 2003
    • In a UN report, chief UN inspector Hans Blix indicated that progress had been made in Iraq's cooperation. No chemical weapons are found.
  • 7. Feb 2003
    • 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
  • 8. March 17 th 2003
    • 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.
  • 9. March 20 th 2003
    • The war against Iraq begins 5:30 AM Baghdad time (9:30 PM EST, March 19), when the U.S. launches Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • 10.  
  • 11. Aftermath
  • 12.  
  • 13. The Occupation
  • 14.  
  • 15.
    • Our troop remain in harms way
  • 16. Moving Ahead

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