The War With Iraq

On March 20, 2003, the United States launched an attack against Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. President Bush stated that the war is intended to "disarm Iraq, to free its people and to defend the world from grave danger." The attack, focused primarily on military and government targets, took place after President Bush's deadline for Hussein to leave Iraq had ended.
According to Fox News, the U.S. military began launching missiles towards Baghdad merely hours after Hussein failed to meet the deadline. The attack, referred to as a "pre-dawn decapitation strike", was the largest U.S. operation in the 'war on terror' set forth by President Bush since September 11, 2001.
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are represented. The first side is Iraq, who has not been proven to have weapons of mass destruction, but has also not yet disarmed despite deadlines and encouragement. The second side of the controversy is represented by the United States of America, which after declaring a 'war on terror' has decided to take military action against Iraq because they have not disarmed. The third side of the controversy is headed by the United Nation. Nations such as Russia, France, and Germany do not support a war against Iraq because they find no proof to support that Iraq does indeed have weapons of mass destruction.
Although U.N. weapon's inspectors were unable to uncover proof of these weapons, they were equally unable to prove that Iraq doesn't have these weapons. The U.N.'s Chief Inspector Hans Blix noted during his report to the U.N. that weapons had been moved around so as to avoid the inspectors, paperwork regarding weaponry was missing, paperwork regarding weaponry was discovered ...

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