Iraq Essays

The Aim of Isis

I known as Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and Islamic State. The aim of ISIS is to create an Islamic state across Sunni areas of Iraq and in Syria. ISIS is known for killing dozens of people at a time and carrying out public executions and crucifixions. It has taken over large swaths of northern and western Iraq. The group currently controls hundreds of miles. It ignores international borders and has a presence from Syria’s Mediterranean coast to…

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The United States Led War in Iraq

It has been almost five years since the United States entered Iraq and deposed of the supposed evil dictator Saddam Hussein. Not discovering any Weapons of Mass Destruction, the United States was forced to re-justify their actions against Iraq through the pursuit of another ideological goal: the absolute pacification and democratization of Iraq. Unfortunately, at present, this has seemed to be more of a distant dream than a political objective. Indeed, after years into the ‘war’, many people (and countries)…

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America’s War in Iraq

War, as it is defined to be is a conflict amid two or more nations, which results in organized violence between each of their military units in order to gain national sovereignty. It is a “universal phenomena,” whose intensity is defined by those who wage it. War has been seen to exist in the world since prehistoric times, where first it was only small scale raiding, today it is pronounced as an exhibition of military power, whose magnitude is on…

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Should the Us Leave Iraq_

The United States will, eventually leave Iraq but we have to ask, “When is the best time for them to pull the troops and head back home? ” Almost every American will agree that the United States should have never entered the country of Iraq but since it’s too late to change what has already taken place, we need to remain in Iraq just a little longer, in able to be certain that the country is more stabilized. Iraq isn’t…

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The Seven Deadly Sins of Failure in Iraq

Describe the ways in which this paper is organized. The paper is organized in a very methodical manner.  The author attempts to relay his arguments to the reader by presenting them point by point.  In this manner he highlights the gist of every point that he makes with regard to this issue by placing headings on each item and then expounding on the meaning of each of the arguments. There are four main mistakes that America has done with regard…

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United Nations and the War in Iraq

This paper will seek to explain and elaborate the relationship between the Iraq war and how the united nations are trying to handle these issues. Many officials in the United Nations including the US general secretary and the presidents have been trying to address this issue that has denied a number of people lives in Iraq. Infact, Powell insisted that Iraq had to face the penalties for not obeying Security Council ideas at large. The United Nations has been trying…

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Why the Troop Withdrawal Timeline Is not a Good Idea

The withdrawal of twenty to forty thousand U.S. troops from Iraq this fall would have a great impact on November elections that are just about to take place. A new Gallup poll just released showed that Bush’s approval rating reached a new low of thirty four percent and that on average his approval rating has been dropping one point a month over the past four years because of this timeline of troop withdrawal. This withdrawal would show progress in the…

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Us Foreign Policy with Respect to Iraq

During the immediate post 911 period, President George W. Bush spent ample time addressing the United States and the world on the need to pursue and install democracy in Middle East as a long term strategy to winning the war against terror. This came in the wake of the events of the September 11th terror attack that left America shaken to its core. Such address by President Bush clearly defines in a summary the contemporary US foreign policy on Iraq….

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Is the United States Winning the War in Iraq_

Is the United States winning the war in Iraq? War is a word that brings a sad feeling in the minds of listener. This word is associated with fight, blood, death, miseries, pain and trouble for many but war is also associated with winning, freedom, and authority. Iraq is a very small country as compare to United States of America, but having a tradition of love for expansion, power and control. On the other hand United States of America, the…

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Iraq and Us Now

The paper discusses the present situation of Iraq and United States considering the war relation they had since last few years. There has been a lot of speculation regarding the motives for Iraq-US war. However, here we neglect those motives and focus on the changes Iraq has been undergoing at present. The three main changes discussed here are: removal of US troops from Iraq’s territory, the political transformation in the country owing to the recently held Parliamentary elections and the…

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Improvements in Iraq Freedom

Introduction The rebirth of freedom in Iraqi brought some improvements with it. There is, the rebirth of freedom itself, economic the advancement of the political and civil society growth as well as reconstruction progress, generosity of foreigners and positive role played by the coalition troops in rebuilding the colony as well as unremarked upon security successes. Contrary to some critics, the intention of the media in not high-lighting some of these positive developments has never been to whitewash the situation…

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Role of Un Security Council in Crippling Iraq’s Economy

On August 1990, four days had elapsed after Iraq invaded Kuwait, an event that led the United Nations Security Council to pass the resolution 661. This resolution imposed comprehensive sanctions against Iraq and a special committee was put in place to monitor the sanctions. The international community as well as Iraq assumed this will be a short-term embargo. In an attempt to worsen the Iraq’s economy in 1991, a US led coalition endorsed by the Security Council performed an air…

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War in Iraq

    A year and a half ago President Bush by starting the war in Iraq, had a direct and ambitious task to stabilize the situation in the Near East and in Arabian world in general.  The invasion and further occupation of Iraq were considered to be of a main importance, as they would liberate the country and change life of Iraqis nation in nation. By the estimates of the president’s administration the war expenses had not to be great and…

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The New Dark Age

During the riots that occurred in Iraq after the fall of Saddam Hussein, a great deal of ancient treasures and artifacts were destroyed as museums were looted amidst the chaos and anarchy that resulted from the dissolution of the Iraqi army combined with the far too limited numbers of American troops as security forces would have been needed to maintain order. Due to poor planning and the assumption that the celebration of liberation would have left people in a mood…

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Four P’s in Foreign Policy

By analyzing the war on Iraq using the 4 P’s framework given by Bruce W. Jentleson in his Book American Foreign Policy, it seems that the US national interest goal cannot be simultaneously satisfied in most of the cases. Iraq became a US threat in 1990 when former Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, led the invasion of Kuwait. US, supported by the United Nations and many other countries, went to war for the first time against Iraq. The US troops expelled…

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