Important People of the Iraq War <ul><li>Isaac, Mike, Anna, Kelsey </li></ul>
To American People
To Iraqi People
 
Saddam Hussein <ul><li>President of Iraq from July 16, 1979 through April 9, 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Captured during Operat...
 
Nouri al-Maliki <ul><li>Assumed position of Prime Minister of Iraq on May 20, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Signed Saddam Hussein...
 
Taha Yassin Ramadan <ul><li>Vice President of Iraq from March 1991 until the fall of Saddam Hussein in April 2003 </li></u...
 
Amir Hamudi Hasan al-Saadi <ul><li>Saddam’s liason with UN inspectors in the run up to the invasion of Iraq </li></ul><ul>...
 
George W. Bush <ul><li>The US invaded Iraq, starting on March 20, 2003 to disarm Iraq of WMDs, end Saddam’s support for te...
 
Colin Powell <ul><li>US Secretary of State from January 20, 2001, through January 26, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>At first, he ...
 
Donald Rumsfeld <ul><li>US Secretary of Defense from January 20, 2001 through December 18, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Made man...
 
General David Petraeus <ul><li>Commander of US Central Command since October 31, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Commander of the M...
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Key Figures in the Iraq War

  1. 1. Important People of the Iraq War <ul><li>Isaac, Mike, Anna, Kelsey </li></ul>
  2. 2. To American People
  3. 3. To Iraqi People
  4. 5. Saddam Hussein <ul><li>President of Iraq from July 16, 1979 through April 9, 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Captured during Operation Red Dawn on December 13, 2003 outside of Tikrit </li></ul><ul><li>On November 5, 2006, Saddam was found guilty of crimes against humanity </li></ul><ul><li>He was hung on December 30, 2006 </li></ul>
  5. 7. Nouri al-Maliki <ul><li>Assumed position of Prime Minister of Iraq on May 20, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Signed Saddam Hussein’s death warrant on December 30, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Met with George W. Bush on December 14, 2008, when Muntadhar al Zaidi threw a shoe at Bush </li></ul>
  6. 9. Taha Yassin Ramadan <ul><li>Vice President of Iraq from March 1991 until the fall of Saddam Hussein in April 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Captured in Mosul on August 19, 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>On November 5, 2006, he was sentenced to life imprisonment </li></ul><ul><li>On February 12, 2007, that ruling was overturned, and he was sentenced to death by hanging </li></ul><ul><li>He was hung on the fourth anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, on March 20, 2007 </li></ul>
  7. 11. Amir Hamudi Hasan al-Saadi <ul><li>Saddam’s liason with UN inspectors in the run up to the invasion of Iraq </li></ul><ul><li>Insisted Iraq had destroyed all WMDs </li></ul><ul><li>Turned himself in to coalition forces on April 12, 2003 </li></ul>
  8. 13. George W. Bush <ul><li>The US invaded Iraq, starting on March 20, 2003 to disarm Iraq of WMDs, end Saddam’s support for terrorism, and free the Iraqi people </li></ul><ul><li>On January 10, 2007, Bush a surge of 21,500 more to Iraq </li></ul>
  9. 15. Colin Powell <ul><li>US Secretary of State from January 20, 2001, through January 26, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>At first, he was opposed to invading Iraq, but supported it after the international community became involved </li></ul><ul><li>On February 5, 2003, he addressed the UN Security Council to argue in favor of military action in Iraq </li></ul>
  10. 17. Donald Rumsfeld <ul><li>US Secretary of Defense from January 20, 2001 through December 18, 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Made many statements about Iraq’s alleged WMDs </li></ul>
  11. 19. General David Petraeus <ul><li>Commander of US Central Command since October 31, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Commander of the Multi-National Force in Iraq from January 27, 2007, through September 16, 2008 </li></ul>
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