the iraq war

  • 9/11

    9/11 infoHijackers hijacked three airplanes in a big terrist attack on the United States.
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    The Iraq war

  • Invasion

    The Invasion
  • WWD

    Rumsfeld says we know where the major weapons are.
  • Saddam

    Saddam statue in pulled down.
  • Saddams sons

    Saddams sons
    Saddams sons are killed in a U.S raid in Mosul
  • Captured

    Saddam is captured
  • Soilders

    500 US soilders dead since invasion.
  • National Guard

    National Guard
    National Guard misses recruiting target for ninth month in a row.
  • 3rd anniversary

    3rd anniversary
    On the 3rd anniversary of Mission Accomplished, Bush says Iraq has reached.
  • escalation

    the pentagon plans Iraq escalation.
  • More troops

    More troops
    The White House is aggressively promoting a plan to send 15,000 to 30,000 more troops to Iraq.
  • executed

    Saddam executed by hanging. The execution was conducted just before the Sunni Muslim celebration of Eid al-Adha. It was a slap in the face to Sunni Arabs
  • Death toll

    Death toll
    U.S. deaths reach 3000
  • Senate passes Iraq withdrawal

    Senate passes Iraq withdrawal
    The Senate votes 51-47 to pass a war spending bill that would require U.S. combat troops to leave Iraq by the end of March 2008 ignoring a veto threat from President Bush.
  • Tens of thousands of Iraqis gather to protest U.S. presence in Iraq

    Tens of thousands of Iraqis gather to protest U.S. presence in Iraq
    on the fourth anniversary of the fall of Baghdad. Up to one million Iraqi Shias summoned by Moqtada al-Sadr have gathered in the holy city of Najaf for a mass demonstration calling for US-led troops to leave Iraq.
  • Billions in oil missing in Iraq

    Billions in oil missing in Iraq
    Between 100,000 and 300,000 barrels a day of Iraq’s declared oil production over the past four years is unaccounted for.
  • Iraq contracters

    Iraq contracters
    Death toll for iraq contracters reaches new high
  • don’t know if Iraq war makes America safer

    don’t know if Iraq war makes America safer
    In the senate they discuss if the war is worth all the costs.
  • troops leave

    troops leave
    12,000 troops are leaving Iraq.
  • New Government

    New Government
    Iraq approves a new government.
  • Got him

    Got him
    U.S. troops and CIA operatives shot and killed Osama bin Laden