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  • Dictatorship In Iraq

    Saddam was in complete power of Iraq between the years of 1979 – 2003. After escaping prison for trying to assassinate the president of Iraq. Saddam and his party (Ba’ath) rose to power. Saddam was vice president and eventually overthrew the president making him the president of Iraq. After killing his political foes. Saddam became stronger until he was running completely unopposed. Giving him dictatorial power. Saddam used methods such as torture and rape in order for him to stay in power. Up until his execution in 2003, Saddam was a brutal and ruthless man who would use fear in order to intimidate the Iraqi citizens and those who oppose…

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  • The Iran-Iraq War

    Lasing from the September 1980 to August 1988, the Iran-Iraq war was not only the longest conventional war of the 20th Century; it was also the most destructive 20th Century conflict since WWII. The conflict produced over one million refugees and casualties and costed the combatant countries as much as one billion dollars per month, and the total costs have been estimated in excess of three hundred billion dollars. The end state of the conflict was catastrophic for not only the combatants but…

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  • Liberalism In Iraq

    the invasion of Iraq, the theory of Liberalism best describes the invasion because of liberal notions such as collective security and the belief that cooperation can lead to beneficial outcomes to all involved. “Liberalism holds that human nature is basically good and that people can improve…

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  • Iraq Women's Rights

    Throughout the Middle East, there are a large number of countries that range from the wealthiest and educated, to the poorest and illiterate. For many people outside of the Middle East, the common assumption lies in the belief that prosperity and wealth are very progressive and liberal. However, this assumption is unfortunately not the case, because in countries such as Saudi Arabia; a very wealthy and educated state, tends to have very similar conservative and strict approach to woman’s rights…

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  • The Iran Iraq War

    The Iran Iraq War resulted in millions of casualties and billions of dollars worth of damages, with neither side benefitting in return. The prolonged war was rooted in territorial and religious disputes among the bordering nations. Saddam Hussein, dictator of Iraq, strongly advocated for “progress under the banner of secularism and a united Arab destiny” (Ibrahim). On the other hand, Iranian leader during the war, Ayatollah Khomeini, became an activist for a fundamentalist Islamic state. The…

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  • The Importance Of Freedom Of Expression In Iraq

    The liberty came to my country Iraq lately. The Iraqi people did not know the freedom until 2003 When the American forces liberated Iraq from the dictator government headed by Sadam Hussein. After that, the Iraqi people began enjoy the freedom which were previously denied by the previous government. The situation in Iraq is very dangerous. The situation tied the Iraqi people for enjoying their freedom that the constitution guaranteed. There are many freedoms that the Iraqi constitution included,…

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  • Iraq War Analysis

    As a superpower, national interests and international influence are a great concern of U.S. Wars can be a tool to achieve goals. Afghanistan and The Iraq war were considered as these two strategic cards of U.S. The United States invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 was a response to 9/11 event – an action that was suspected by U.S is of terrorist group Al-Qaeda in order to prevent other security threat to U.S (BBC, 2016). Iraq war was launched in 2003 as a pre-emptive war because of the claim that…

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  • Iraq War Realism

    The Iraq war happened through a span of eight years, eight months and twenty eight days. The invasion began when the United States forces wanted to search Iraq who were suspected to have weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and the need to topple the regime of Saddam Hussein, the former reigning leader of Ba’athist Iraq, as he was a threat of terrorism. This essay will provide a detailed analysis of what happened during the Iraq war and with the application to the theory of realism. Realism has…

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  • Personal Experience In Iraq

    Personal Experience Paper My eyes explode open. The vehicle’s cabin is filled with a gray, dusty smoke. Something is wrong. What just happened? Muscle-memory kicks in. In combat situations, leadership and training, is essential to defining the life-saving steps for any situation. Be, Know, Do and the NCO Creed are the cornerstones for the successful noncommissioned officer. “The Day”, Baghdad, Iraq General David Petraeus was the Commanding General, Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I).…

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  • The Consequences Of The Iraq War

    March 20 2003 was the day everything changed, this was the day American troops stepped foot onto the foreign desert land that.US now know of as Iraq. Many people have their own opinion about if the United States made the right decision deciding to go to war with this country. So, although the US gained much intel, helped locals and executed Saddam….. Was it the right decision considering all the consequences (good and bad) of the invading and picking apart of Iraq. There are both positive and…

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