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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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  • Iraq Insurgency In Iraq

    option left is to turn to brutal violence, psychological warfare, and political mobilization. Iraq is one of the places in which insurgency has significantly changed its society, politics, and economy. Although acts of insurgency have occurred in Iraq through several centuries, the way the act was executed and the aftermath was notably distinct. No officials aspired to ensure continuity of a stable and secure government in Iraq’s major cities and throughout the countryside. Years of critical…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • British Influence On Iraq

    as to creating an insincere idea of an Iraqi nation. In 1933 King Faisal had died, but before his death, he had brought Iraq to its independence as well as securing a membership within the League of Nations. Even though Iraq was independent, they were still under control of Britain. The Anglo-Iraqi treaty gave the British military control and…

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  • Descriptive Essay: A Day In Iraq

    It was a typical fall day in Iraq. The heat was horrible, and dry heat or not, it made you miserable. You could not sweat, it would just instantly evaporate. Your uniform under our body army would be white with dried sweat. Of course, there was the sand, I don't like sand. It's coarse and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere. It gets in your food, your eyes, your clothes, and your mouth. It would work its way into your back and rubs you raw with the movement of the body armor. I often…

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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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  • 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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  • Weapons Of War: The Invasion Of Iraq

    program, the United States finally decided to invade Iraq once again. That same invasion would be the precursor that followed eight long years in which Iraq experienced the downfall of their socialist authoritarian leader, the creation of a Democratic Iraq and the effects of a complicated sectarian Iraq after U.S. leaves. To understand why we invaded Iraq, one must also have knowledge of how Iraq became the country we invaded in early 2003. Dating back to 7th century, differences between the…

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