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20 years since US-led invasion of Iraq

March 20, 2023

In March 2003, US and coalition forces began their invasion of Iraq on a mission to topple Saddam Hussein's dictatorship. By the time troops left in 2011, more than 100,000 Iraqis had lost their lives. How do people in Iraq feel about the war today, what has changed?