Iraq Essays

  • Diversity In Iraq

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    Obvious Diversity in Iraq with an Ambiguous Identity, - Kurds as a Case Study* - Sidqi M.S.Yassen University of Dohuk Kurdistan Region –Iraq Sidqi.yassen@uod.ac Sidqi2004@yahoo.com Mob: 009647504996535 ABSTRACT This paper aims at showing the problem of ethnic, religion and linguistic diversity in Iraq which effects negatively on Iraqi Identity. This diversity is regarded as one of the most obstacle of instability in Iraq since the beginning of the 20th century. Differences and varieties were

  • What Is Corruption In Iraq

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    Evolved from tyranny, Iraq currently operates under a government framework resembling a federal parliamentary representative democratic republic. Iraq first declared independence from the League of Nations on October 3, 1932. Since then, various steps have been taken to further its government. This includes the transfer of power to the Iraqi Interim Government in 2004 and the establishment of its first constitution in 2005. Now, the Iraqi government is a multi-party system that consists of three

  • The Purpose Of The Iran-Iraq War

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    war that resulted in millions of lives being taken away, known as the Iran-Iraq war, was one of the most significant conflicts of the century. Fearing that oil will be endangered again, the west was concerned. This particular war was sparked by many different types of disputes. They both had historical disputes, geographical disputes, and ideological disputes. Iran and Iraq fought each other with no mercy. The Iran and Iraq war caused a lot of death and destruction in both countries. By understanding

  • Oppression Of Religion In Iraq Essay

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    The Oppression of Religion in Iraq The news coming out of Iraq is devastating. The violent extremist group known as Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) continues to take over major parts of Iraq, brutally killing and oppressing any and all who come in their way. The Yazidis are predominantly ethnically Kurdish, an ancient community that have been in Iraq for centuries. Historically the Yazidis follow Zoroastrianism and other ancient Mesopotamian religions. Throughout recent history, the

  • Iran War And Iraq War

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    Iran and Iraq war The Iran and Iraq war was in September 22,1980 and ended in August 20,1980. The Iran and Iraq started by the Iraqi forces going into Iran borders and taking over Iran. Iraq had many support unites their was seven the names are Soviet Union ,France ,Qatar ,United States, United Kingdom, Kuwait, Jordan and The MEK. Iran had the KDP and PUK as allied. The support was Syria and North Korea. Iraq used extensive chemical weapons and so did Iran The United states provided

  • Civil Freedom In Iraq

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    The researcher in this chapter will address both history and concept of the civil freedom in Iraq, including the legal meaning of civil freedom and general types of civil freedom, focusing mainly on the right of life and personal security in Iraq. Also, the researcher thoroughly discusses the protection of the civil freedom that is threatened by the international terrorism in Iraq, through legal ways, such as Iraqi Constitution, International conventions in human rights and UN charter (the right

  • Summary: The Future Of Iraq

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    Anderson and Stanfield in their book “The Future of Iraq” give three options for the United States in Iraq: First option is “a short-term occupation” which is called “Democracy lite”. This option aims to “establish a functioning democratic system” then pulling out. the authors argue that “Reaching agreement among Iraq’s various groups on the design of democratic institutions is, in itself, a major challenge, and the U.S. cannot avoid playing an important but intrusive role in the process “. This

  • Persuasive Essay On Iraq

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    the ban on Iraq, in which other companies/countries had an opportunity to start a business in Iraq. In which the number of private businesses in Iraq increased from 8,000 in 2003 to 35,000 in 2006 following the liberalization of the economy. Thus, a dramatic increase in gross of the national goods was revealed due to the cutoff of economic sanctions and investment for the reconstruction. Another advantage of Saddam's end was that the Iraqis gained freedom of expression. As well as, Iraq launched connections

  • Compare And Contrast Vietnam War And Iraq War

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    Vietnam War vs Iraq War The Vietnam War and Iraq War were a minimum of 28 years apart from each other. The Vietnam War of 1955 and the most recent War lasting from 2003-2011, the Iraq War had multiple differences and very few similarities when comparing the two wars. These wars occurred at two completely different times, one happening in the 20th century, while the other in the 21st century. Apart from both being wars, they both have a few things in common while they include many differences. There

  • Iran-Iraq War Analysis

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    The reader will first be provided with a brief introduction that will discuss the events that led to the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq War, as well as some of the major events that took place during the war. Then, this essay will examine the main reasons for U.S. involvement in the war. First will be discussed the U.S. strategy in the Middle East prior to the outbreak of the war, before analyzing the Americans' most important strategic interests in the region that led not only to their involvement in

  • Saddam Hussein's Invasion Of Iraq

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    Saddam Hussein has been regarded for centuries as a lethal dictator that led Iraq into the despair and poverty we see today. However, despite his dictatorial methods of leading his country, Hussein accomplished some astonishing heights for his beloved country; heights that were destroyed by the American invasion in 2001. Now, it seems that the question on everyone’s lips is; “Was Iraq better before or after the American invasion?” Many would argue ‘after’ indefinitely, however, many Iraqi citizens

  • Iraq War Pros And Cons

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    The topic of Iraq and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), has been in the news for months, even years at this point. The ongoing debate of US involvement in Iraq, and the topic of what to do with ISIS seem never ending with barely any consensus among the US Government or with world leaders. In the articles assigned we see a plethora of opinions on these two hot topics that can be summarized with this; The United States was wrong in getting involved in Iraq militarily and was correct

  • Iraq War Research Paper

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    The issue of the Iraq war is still one of the most controversial wars that the United States has ever led. Before the 9/11 attacks, the United States starting a war against Iraq, would have been highly unlikely. In 2003, the United States backed by the United Kingdom, decided to invade Iraq. One of the main reasons that led to this decision was the fact that Iraq was thought to have weapons of mass destruction, which would pose a threat both to the United States of America and, by extension, to the

  • Argumentative Essay: The War In Iraq

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    The war in Iraq 20 March 2003 was the day everything changed, this was the day Americans stepped foot onto that foreign desert land that we now know of as Iraq. Many people have their own opinion about if the United States made the right decision deciding to go to war with this country. There are both positive and negative attributes that have come from us going to war. As stated before Americans are either for this decision or against. Personally, I am against us going to war due to: the lies and

  • The Liberal Internationalism: The Invasion Of Iraq

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    history was made. George W. Bush sent American troops to invade Iraq in an attempt to remove dictator Saddam Hussein from power. Along with overthrowing Hussein, America would restructure the Iraqi government to align with both democratic principles and American ideologies. Bush justified the actions of his campaign by accusing Iraq of possessing weapons of mass destruction as well as being a threat to global security. The invasion of Iraq echoes the ideological view of Woodrow Wilson, immediately following

  • The Iraq War Essay

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    The war in Iraq is still to this day one of the “consequential and contentious in U.S. history. Two sides butting heads, over moral, religious, geographical, and down right prideful reasons occurred on and off the battleground. The Iraq War was the catalyst, that generated two opposing sides that either advocated for the breaking of state sovereignty by entering into Iraq or advocated that there is no actually evidence for such breach of global law. Many influential factors impacted the decisions

  • Dramatic Effects Of The Iraq War

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    The Iraq War The Iraq War started on March 20, 2003. George W. Bush being the president of the United States at the time and saddam hussien leading Iraq. The war started because the US accused Iraq president Saddam Hussein of building weapons of mass destruction such as nukes and biological weapons. On March 20th the US invaded Iraq. When Saddam Hussein was removed from power there was a power vacuum for who would control Iraq. Jay Garner took over iraq leading the Iraq governing council.

  • Aftermath Of The Invasion Of Iraq In 2003

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    invasion of Iraq has produced several challenging problems for Iraq, the region, the international community, and for neoconservatives themselves. In fact, the failure to find weapons of mass destruction, the lack of planning for the period after the military operations ended, as well as the violent opposition to the new regime were the primary results of the neoconservative misconceptions about Iraq (Plesch, 2005, p. 45). Additionally, in their War on Terror and the invasion of Iraq, the United

  • Christian Crusades: The Islamic State In Iraq And Syria

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    In 1999, The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was formed. Since then, this group of radicals has grown both in size and strength, having gone from small scale acts of terror to large, highly organized acts of terror such as the 2015 Paris Attacks. It is widely believed that the ideals that ISIS enforces are newly invented, but on close examination of the Christian Crusades of the middle Ages, it can be observed that the Christian Crusaders and the Islamic State in Syria share most of the same

  • The Pros And Cons Of The Iraq War

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    The Iraq war such a powerful war, which had many positive outcomes. While researching through the sources available there were some main positive points expressed in each one. The Weapons of mass destruction (WMD) was one of the most deadliest and most secret tactics that Iraq had in store, knowing that the first move had to be made, as stated in the “Secret History of the Iraq War” the primary reason the United States went to war was the revival and rejuvenation of Iraq’s WMD programs in recent