In a dramatic three-week campaign beginning March 20, 2003, U.S. and British forces, along with several other countries in a coalition, destroyed the Iraqi army, defeating Saddam Hussein's oppressive regime. Over the coming months and years, former regime members, along with some armed anti-American forces from outside Iraq, started a long and bitter armed resistance.
Iraq War, Revised Edition covers all the material necessary to understand the circumstances surrounding this particular military undertaking. This new edition explores the history of the region as well as the recent events leading up to and culminating in this war. The book is published by Chelsea House Publishers, a leading publisher of educational material.