• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

U.S. troops in iraq - A must or something else?

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

U.S. troops in iraq A must or something else? When George W. Bush, the president of the United States of America, declarated the war against Iraq, the main reason of war was the self-protection. This simple thing, self-protection is also not simple in this case, the foundament was the so called Bush doctrine, that means, that the USA has the right to protect his security all over the world with a strike on his enemies, before getting the chance to attack America. The Bush doctrine was created after the 11th of september 2001. when islam funfamentalists destroyed the World Trade Center, the simbol of globalization and the business power of the West. ...read more.

Middle

The two biggest promoters of the war against Iraq were George W. Bush, the president of the United States and Tony Blair, the prime minister of the United Kingdom. In their speeches they were talking about Hussein like they already have had all the evidence for the offences, which -in their point of view-, legislated the war against Iraq. There were only two countries who really sent troops to Iraq at the beginning, U.K. and U.S.. Some other partners of America sent peacekeepers to the region, but those are just symbolic forces to show partnership. We can say that the ex-leader of Iraq is guilty in genocidium, but no evidence has been found yet which proves that Iraq had a bigger arsenal of weapons of mass destruction. ...read more.

Conclusion

forces like bringing them freedom, but they felt somebody was occupying their homeland. It is not unerstandable for them why are american soldiers still there, after the U.S. troops defeated the Saddam regime. The other thing they simply can not take in, is that USA is always talking about reconstructing Iraq, after 13 years of embargo, and after weeks of heavy bombing. The administration has to face the possibility of a second Vietnam, because the national resistance is getting its form in Iraq. U.S. soldiers feel themselves in danger and they can not master the situation. Bush's jurney in Baghdad shows this very well, because he arrived secretly in the dark, stayed one and a half hour and flied home like nothing happened. Now the american soldiers do not even know what they are exactly fighting for. 05.12.2003 M�t� Zolt�n 1 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level International History, 1945-1991 section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level International History, 1945-1991 essays

  1. History of the United States

    economy to a standstill, with soaring inflation and interest rates, with the taking (1979) of U.S. hostages by Iranian militants (see IRANIAN HOSTAGE CRISIS), and with an international crisis precipitated by Soviet intervention (1979) in Afghanistan. His popularity waned as problems remained unsolved, and in 1980 the voters turned overwhelmingly to the conservative Republican candidate, Ronald REAGAN.

  2. The role of Saddam Hussain in serving the aims of America in the Middle ...

    therefore it did not take too long before America started to lay down the plans in order to regain her dominance over the oil markets. America started by launching a successful propaganda campaign amongst oil-importing countries that suffered due to the rise in oil prices.

  1. The case against war on Iraq.

    The truth of the matter is that Saddam Hussein has co-operated as fully as possible. No more could have been expected of him. We cannot expect Iraq to suddenly disarm in 60 days. The second basis for war is that any attack on Iraq would be a pre-emptive strike.

  2. Should Britain Pull Out Their Troops From Iraq?

    In the piece of research it tells you about 3 out of 5 people want British troops taken out of Iraq with 29% wanting immediate withdrawal. Some of the advantages of keeping the troops in are that we are helping America in their time at war and also we are helping them keep the war crisis down to a minimum.

  1. US President George Bush labelled Iran and Iraq as part of an "axis of ...

    However, Iran's most important nuclear research facilities are allegedly not at Bushehr, but are scattered throughout the country at undeclared 'clandestine sites' and are under strict military control and not under IAEA inspections. One such place is Sharif University of Technology.

  2. Why did Iraq invade Kuwait?

    All these initial strikes were immensely successful and had given the allies air superiority within the first 24hrs. On 19 January three Scuds exploded in Israel. US raided oil platforms off Kuwait, and captured the first Iraqi prisoners of war.

  1. September 11th

    During the war, the Iraqis openly fired WMDs against Jordan and other neighbouring countries. Israel, though not a 'next door' neighbour of Iraq, is probably under the most danger of any of the Middle East countries. This is mainly due to religious difference between the two countries and the open support America has given to Israel.

  2. George Walker Bush.

    However, many environmentalists hold that it will produce such small amounts of petroleum as to be effectively useless and will certainly do far greater harm to irreplaceable and finite resources of the planet than good. Redesign of the military with emphasis on supermodern hardware, flexible tactics, speed, less international deployment, fewer troops.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work