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Warm Up. Look at the Primary Source section on page 818 of the text book Answer the Analyzing Visuals Questions . War in Iraq. Unit 6. War in Iraq . US concerned terrorists would get Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) Weapons capable of killing a large number of people

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warm up
Warm Up

Look at the Primary Source section on page 818 of the text book

Answer the Analyzing Visuals Questions

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War in Iraq
  • US concerned terrorists would get Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs)
    • Weapons capable of killing a large number of people
      • Chemical, biological, nuclear
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War in Iraq
  • State-sponsored terrorism worried US
    • Terrorists could get WMDs
    • US wouldn’t know where they came from
  • President Bush warned of an Axis of Evil
    • Iraq, Iran, North Korea
      • Known to sponsor terrorism
      • Trying to build WMDs
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War in Iraq
  • Iraq seen as most dangerous
    • Saddam Hussein used chemical weapons on own people
    • UN inspectors found evidence of construction
      • Biological weapons, nuclear weapons
    • Not cooperating with inspectors
      • Hiding weapons
      • Hindering searches
      • Expelled inspectors
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War in Iraq
  • US, UN gave Hussein ultimatum
    • Stop supporting terrorists, building WMDs, oppressing people
    • Face serious consequences
  • Iraq accepted some resolutions, denied others
    • UN weapons inspectors allowed back
      • Still not given full cooperation
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War in Iraq
  • UN split over what to do
    • France, Russia want more time
    • US urging use of force
  • US lead coalition attacked Iraq March 20, 2003
    • US, Britain, Australia, Poland
  • Most Iraqi forces surrendered
    • Refused to fight for Hussein
    • War over by May 2003
rebuilding iraq
Rebuilding Iraq
  • Saddam Hussein went into hiding
    • Captured late in 2003
    • Iraqis put him on trial
      • Executed in 2006
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Rebuilding Iraq
  • US started rebuilding Iraq
    • Prevent dictator, terrorists from gaining power
    • Helped set up democratic government
      • Elections held in 2005
      • Wrote constitution
    • $30 billion given for reconstruction
      • Improve electrical facilities
      • Provide clean water
      • Build schools, hospitals
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Rebuilding Iraq
  • Rebuilding efforts hindered by violence
    • Insurgents attacking US, Iraqi forces
      • Car-bombings, snipers, small battles
    • Some loyal to Hussein
    • Others part of Al-Qaeda, other terrorist groups
  • Killed over 3,000 Americans
    • More than died in war
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Rebuilding Iraq
  • War becoming unpopular in US
    • High death toll
    • Failure to find WMDs
  • US gradually withdrew forces
    • More security, fighting turned over to Iraqis
    • Last US troops left by December 2011
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War in Iraq

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