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Iraq War

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Iraq War.

Background Information

Led by the United States, the Iraq War was launched in 2003 against Iraq due to the suspicion that the country had failed to comply with UN Resolutions for disarmament, and was, thus, perceived to be a terrorist threat. Use the following sources to learn more about the Iraq War and the political, legal, and social issues surrounding it.