The United States Should Start Taking Troops Out Of Iraq Essay

2322 Words May 23rd, 2016 10 Pages
The United States has gotten themselves involved in many national conflicts since it was first founded on July 4, 1776. These conflicts and wars have been happening from the 1800s all the way to present day. In all of these wars, millions and millions of soldiers have been sent overseas to fight for the United States along with billions of dollars used to pay for war materials and for help from other countries. One war, however, stands out the most. This war would be the Iraq War that started in 2003 after President George W. Bush claimed that they had weapons of mass destruction. This is because although it officially ended in 2011 when all troops were pulled from Iraq, the United States is still involved in Iraq’s national issue with terrorists. Only two years after troops were taken out of Iraq and the war ended, American soldiers were sent back to Iraq to help them deal with terrorist groups that are on the rise. The United States should start taking troops out of Iraq rather than sending more because the US is spending too much money helping other countries with ISIS instead of focusing on protecting itself. The Iraq War started on March 20, 2003, when a combined force of troops, the United States, Great Britain, and forces from smaller countries invaded Iraq and was able to defeat the Iraqi military efficiently. However, after the US began leading an occupation, it was later opposed by insurgency which caused an uproar in violence. This violence lasted until the end…

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