U.S. troops end combat mission withdrawal seven years of war killed 4419 people
U.S. troops in Iraq will return home
heavy equipment transport U.S. troops in Iraq “The Great Escape”
today officially ended combat missions
9 12, when President Bush accused Iraq of possessing weapons of mass destruction.
3 20, the Iraq war. December 13, the U.S. military captured Saddam Hussein in Tikrit.
60% more Americans think Iraq war was a mistake.
opposed the Iraq war stance of Obama presidential election victory.
6 30, the U.S. military began to withdraw from Iraqi cities.
Kaiser said: I came, I saw, I conquered. The United States says: I came, I conquered, I go.
Americans waved figure behind the gallows under Saddam Hussein, is more than 4,000 American lives, 100,000 Iraqi civilians bones, a chaos in the Middle East … …
8 31, for Americans and Iraqis, are memorable day: Obama last year, according to the timetable established, from this day, officially declared an end to U.S. military operations in Iraq task, and the transfer of security tasks to Iraqi security forces, U.S. troops in Iraq fell to 50,000 the following, and was completed before the end of next year withdrawal. Obama said that the combat troops to leave means that the war “ended” in Iraq itself, “call the shots.” Presented by former U.S. President George W. Bush in 2003 launched “Operation Iraqi Freedom,” will “end”, but Iraq will usher in a new dawn it?
U.S. lost the battle with dignity
United States from March 20, 2003 invasion of Iraq in August 2010 to withdraw all combat troops , after 7 years and 5 months. China International military expert Song Xiaojun, said the U.S. military in this battle and dignity lost. Because of the war so that Americans pay a painful price, failed to achieve their political goals and economic goals.
happy “to win”
2003 年 3 月 20, the United States that Iraq possessed weapons of mass destruction as an excuse to bypass the UN Security Council, openly launched military operations in Iraq.
the third week of the war, the war will be showing the trend of one-sided: the US-led multinational forces with air superiority and mechanized units, launched a massive offensive in several way, the formation of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, encirclement, and intensify Iraqi presidential palace, government agencies and other senior leaders to carry out air raid shelter. Iraq was not tied to the power of the chicken, only dying. May 1, 2003, the Iraq war began less than two months, U.S. President George W. Bush when he will be in the U.S. Navy, “Abraham Lincoln” aircraft carrier, said: “the end of major combat in Iraq, the United States and our allies have prevailed ! “
war” labor pains “
However, the failure to find weapons of mass destruction and did not let the Bush administration feel ashamed, because at that time, Americans have found a second disguise — Iraq into a model democracy in the Middle East. Bush promised to give the post-Saddam Iraq to bring freedom and security.
However, after the fall of Saddam Hussein, Iraq witnessed an eruption of anti-US armed attacks, sectarian violence, the Iraqi political situation is extremely volatile “security” has become a luxury, the continuous exposure of prisoner abuse scandal, but also to “free” has become a lie.
the face of chaos, the Americans have begun to appear powerless. February 27, 2009, newly elected U.S. President Barack Obama has announced plans for U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq. The name of “anti-war” under the banner of the African-American president of the withdrawal plan include: August 31, 2010, withdrawal of most troops from Iraq, ending combat missions, leaving only 35,000 to 50,000 troops responsible for supporting the Iraq Government and its security forces military operations. Then, before the end of 2011 to withdraw all remaining troops.
dragged his exhausted body home to Americans left Iraq is a mess. While the group of soldiers who, back alive, that is victory.