Iraq Conflict Timeline

Iraq Conflict - theocratic state 1980-88 Iraq felt threatened – declared war on Iran(why 1990-91 UN impose economic sanctions against Iraq Gulf

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Iraq Conflict Timeline Year Details 13th to 20th C Ottoman empire ruled majority of Mediterranean countries 1920 League of Nations placed Iraq under British rule 1921 Monarchy was established 1932 Gained independence from British rule 1958 Monarchy was overthrown and republic was created- military coup 1979 emergence of Saddam Hussein as a dictator, became president –Iran became a
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Unformatted text preview: theocratic state 1980-88 Iraq felt threatened – declared war on Iran (why?) 1990-91 UN impose economic sanctions against Iraq - Gulf war (why?) 1991 onwards Repression of Shiites and Kurds (why?) 2003 US invasion 2006 Saddam Hussein hanged 2009 US started withdrawing from Iraq- complete withdrawal by 2011...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course GOEG 202 taught by Professor Goel during the Fall '11 term at Texas A&M.

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