Occupation of Iraq Timeline
2003 <ul><li>March 21- First U.S casualties  </li></ul><ul><li>April 9- Saddam Hussein’s statue falls </li></ul><ul><li>Ma...
2003 <ul><li>July 16- military officers reveal they are facing guerilla warfare tactics  </li></ul><ul><li>July 22- Saddam...
2004 <ul><li>January 17- American death toll = 500 </li></ul><ul><li>April 4- Shiite uprising led by cleric Moqtada al-Sad...
2004 <ul><li>November 15- Marines gain back most of Fallujah  </li></ul><ul><li>October 7- CIA report backs the Saddam did...
2005 <ul><li>January 30- Iraq holds democratic election </li></ul><ul><li>October 15- Iraq votes to become a federal repub...
2006 <ul><li>February 22- al-Askari shine of the Shiites is bombed  </li></ul><ul><li>April 22- President of Iraq appoints...
2006 <ul><li>November 5- Saddam is convicted of crimes against humanity and is sentence to death </li></ul><ul><li>Decembe...
2007 <ul><li>January 10- Bush puts more troops in Iraq (surge) </li></ul><ul><li>April 15- Pentagon extends all soldiers t...
2007 <ul><li>September-October= even with troop escalation 60% of Iraqis see a worsening of security </li></ul>
2008 <ul><li>February 22- Turkey launches ground ops in Iraq to fight Kurdish separatist </li></ul><ul><li>March 29- U.S. ...
2008 <ul><li>Novermber 16- Nouri al-Maliki decides to allow U.S. troops to stay in Iraq untill 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Nove...
2009 <ul><li>March 22- U.S. frees all prisoner from Camp Bucca </li></ul><ul><li>June 13- Leader Of Iraq Parliament’s Sunn...
2009 <ul><li>August 19-  Worst attack of 2009. 95 people killed and hundreds injured.   </li></ul>
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Project 2000

  1. 1. Occupation of Iraq Timeline
  2. 2. 2003 <ul><li>March 21- First U.S casualties </li></ul><ul><li>April 9- Saddam Hussein’s statue falls </li></ul><ul><li>May 1- Bush claims major combat has ceased </li></ul><ul><li>May 6- Bush appoints Paul Bremer head of the coalition Provisional Authority (basically leads Iraq) </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2003 <ul><li>July 16- military officers reveal they are facing guerilla warfare tactics </li></ul><ul><li>July 22- Saddam’s sons are killed in the U.S. raid of Mosul </li></ul><ul><li>December 13- </li></ul><ul><li>Saddam is captured </li></ul><ul><li>in Tikrit </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2004 <ul><li>January 17- American death toll = 500 </li></ul><ul><li>April 4- Shiite uprising led by cleric Moqtada al-Sadr in Iraq </li></ul><ul><li>April 29- torture scandals </li></ul><ul><li>of inmates at Abu Ghraib </li></ul><ul><li>by U.S. soldiers </li></ul><ul><li>May 28- Iyad Allawi </li></ul><ul><li>becomes prime minister </li></ul>
  5. 5. 2004 <ul><li>November 15- Marines gain back most of Fallujah </li></ul><ul><li>October 7- CIA report backs the Saddam didn’t have WMD </li></ul>
  6. 6. 2005 <ul><li>January 30- Iraq holds democratic election </li></ul><ul><li>October 15- Iraq votes to become a federal republic </li></ul><ul><li>December 15- Iraqis vote for a permanent government and the Shiites win a majority of the votes </li></ul>
  7. 7. 2006 <ul><li>February 22- al-Askari shine of the Shiites is bombed </li></ul><ul><li>April 22- President of Iraq appoints Nouri Maliki prime minister and tells him to form a government </li></ul><ul><li>June 8- Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, self-styled leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, gets killed in the U.S. attack just north of Baquba </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2006 <ul><li>November 5- Saddam is convicted of crimes against humanity and is sentence to death </li></ul><ul><li>December 30- Saddam in hung </li></ul><ul><li>December 31- death toll for Americans hits 3,000 and for Iraqis 16,723 </li></ul>
  9. 9. 2007 <ul><li>January 10- Bush puts more troops in Iraq (surge) </li></ul><ul><li>April 15- Pentagon extends all soldiers time in Iraq by 15 months </li></ul><ul><li>April 26- Senate passes bill which has the deadline of October 1 for the withdrawing of troops. House of Reps have a similar bill the Bush vetoes </li></ul>
  10. 10. 2007 <ul><li>September-October= even with troop escalation 60% of Iraqis see a worsening of security </li></ul>
  11. 11. 2008 <ul><li>February 22- Turkey launches ground ops in Iraq to fight Kurdish separatist </li></ul><ul><li>March 29- U.S. conducts military airstrikes to back up stalled Iraqi forces in Basra and battle Shiite militias in Baghdad </li></ul><ul><li>July 22- pres Bush’s surge has ended </li></ul>
  12. 12. 2008 <ul><li>Novermber 16- Nouri al-Maliki decides to allow U.S. troops to stay in Iraq untill 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Novermber 30- Ayatollah Ali Sistani says that this agreement does not do enough to protect Iraqi sovereignty </li></ul>
  13. 13. 2009 <ul><li>March 22- U.S. frees all prisoner from Camp Bucca </li></ul><ul><li>June 13- Leader Of Iraq Parliament’s Sunni Arab Bloc Assassinated </li></ul><ul><li>June 30- Iraq begins major oil and gas auction </li></ul>
  14. 14. 2009 <ul><li>August 19- Worst attack of 2009. 95 people killed and hundreds injured. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Present Day
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