How long have the US troops been fighting in Iraq?
The second war with Iraq started March of 2003.
The Iraq War began in 2003 and ended in 2011. The Insurgency in Iraq began in 2005 and continues to this day. (The difference in terminology is that the Iraq War was foreign powers fighting in Iraq to secure the country and the Insurgency is the Iraqi Government fighting in Iraq to secure the country.
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Greece and Turkey have been at war for a long, long time. Even when they are not fighting, they are certainly not friends. Greece was part of the Ottoman Turkish Empire until the 19th Century, and a bad feeling remains. During the Korean War, Greek troops and Turkish troops were assigned to different sectors to keep them from fighting each other instead of the enemy.
Mesopotamia is a region. Iraq is a country. Therefore, Mesopotamia has existed since the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers started flowing. Iraq has only been a political entity since 1919 and a truly independent one since 1954, its borders never changing. As a result, Mesopotamia has always been in Iraq since Iraq began to exist.
During World War I, the arrival of American troops did in fact affect the spirit of the British, French, and other allied troops in Europe in 1917 and beyond. In general, the optimism, the energy, and the passion of the American soldiers, as well as their effectiveness in battle, lifted the spirits of the soldiers who had already been fighting the Central Powers for several long, difficult years.