The conflict continued for much of the next decade as an insurgency emerged to oppose the occupying forces and the post-invasion Iraqi government. The invasion led to the collapse of the Ba'athist government; President Hussein was captured during Operation Red Dawn in December of that same year and executed by a military court three years later. The United States responded with a troop surge in 2007. After the invasion, no substantial evidence was found to verify the initial claims about WMDs. In the aftermath of the invasion, Iraq held multi-party elections in 2005.
An estimated 151,000 to 600,000 or more Iraqis were killed in the first 3–4 years of conflict. However, the power vacuum following Saddam's demise and the mismanagement of the occupation led to widespread sectarian violence between Shias and Sunnis, as well as a lengthy insurgency against U. The rationale and misrepresentation of pre-war intelligence faced heavy criticism within the U. Nouri al-Maliki became Prime Minister in 2006 and remained in office until 2014.
It became re-involved in 2014 at the head of a new coalition; the insurgency and many dimensions of the civil armed conflict continue. S., joined by the United Kingdom and several coalition allies, launching a "shock and awe" bombing campaign. The al-Maliki government enacted policies that were widely seen as having the effect of alienating the country's Sunni minority and worsening sectarian tensions.In the summer of 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) launched a military offensive in Northern Iraq and declared a worldwide Islamic caliphate, eliciting another military response from the United States and its allies.Before two people even consider beginning a long-distance courtship, we recommend that they clarify two points.The first is that each of them is dating for the purpose of marriage, and the reason they are dating each other is to see if they will be able to develop a relationship that will ultimately lead to marriage.For the ongoing war in Iraq, see Iraqi Civil War (2014–present).
For previous wars in Iraq, see Iraq War (disambiguation).* "injured, diseased, or other medical": required medical air transport.UK number includes "aeromed evacuations" ** Total deaths include all additional deaths due to increased lawlessness, degraded infrastructure, poorer healthcare, etc. formally withdrew all combat troops from Iraq by December 2011.was a protracted armed conflict that began in 2003 with the invasion of Iraq by a United States-led coalition that toppled the government of Saddam Hussein. involvement in Iraq accelerated under President Barack Obama. The Bush administration based its rationale for the war principally on the assertion that Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and that the Iraqi government posed an immediate threat to the United States and its coalition allies.Arab Lounge is currently the largest online Christian and Muslim dating service for Arabs.In previous columns you've mentioned the idea of giving one another space during the dating process. Hank With relatively inexpensive air fares and even cheaper long-distance telephone rates (not to mention the blessings of e-mail), it is now easier than ever to negotiate a long distance courtship.Join and Meet thousands of Arab women and Arab men looking for marriage, dating, and friendship.