why you think? sure for the oil under the Iraq soil. everybody knows that the sources for energy is shrinking day by day and the search for new sources has already been set off. but for now, every country is in a dire need of oil. so what a contry can do_? if it has enough power, "get it". existence of WMD, bringing democracy & freedom, or peace-keeping or other nonsense excuses are just to cover the main aim up.
In 1991 and 2003.
To increase US influence in the Middle East.
On 15 June 2014
19 March 2003-1 May 2003
Operation Iraqi Freedom March 20, 2003
they invaded Iraq in 2003
bush told u.s troops to invade Iraq about 2000 troop invaded Iraq on march 3 2003
Iraq had invaded Kuwait.
The United States invaded the country of Iraq on March 19, 2003. The invasion lasted until May of the same year. The number of troops involved from the US was 148,000.
The Bush administration believed that Iraq had Weapons of Mass Destruction
The US invaded Iraq on March 20, 2003 with the intent of overthrowing Saddam Hussein and discovering his cache of weapons of mass destruction (which were never found).
Congress certainly has the power to declare war on Iraq.
United States military invasion of Iraq took place at dawn on March 20, 2003.
they invaded Iraq in 2003.
The bombings known as "shock and awe" took place on March 20th of 2003. This was for all intents and purposes the beginning of the invasion.
because of oil. Iraq had invaded Kuwait, an oil producing nation. It was against US interests to allow Iraq to invade another oil producing nation. Further, Kuwait has a significant border with Saudi Arabia, a relatively US friendly nation.
The US invaded Iraq on March 20, 2003.