The Iraq War On The United States

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Austin Dever English Paper The Iraq war had a lot of different causes and effects on the United States. There has been a lot of controversy about why we started the War; a big theory is that we entered the war over oil because Iraq wouldn’t let America buy oil. Another big reason is because of the 911 attacks on the World Trade Center. Combined force of troops from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, and Poland, invaded. Hard fought war which concluded with the capture of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad by American troops. The main reason is that the United States and the United Kingdom thought Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, which they didn’t. A lot of it had to do with the ending of the gulf war. But let’s take a few steps back and let me explain why the Gulf war had such a big impact leading up to the 10 year Iraq war. So there were a lot of different names for the Gulf war such as Desert storm, Desert Shield, Etc. For this Paper I will just be calling it the Gulf war. The main reason why the Gulf war’s even happen was because Iraq decided to invade Kuwait for whatever reason. The problem with that is the United States and other major power nations of the world didn’t like that. Reasons to believe the United States had the biggest problem with it and asked other power nations to join in the fight to liberate Kuwait from Iraqi troops. So nations like the United Kingdom, Egypt all joined the U.S. to start an Arial attack which is bombing by
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