Thursday, December 5, 2013

322 Watch: Operation Shock and Awe - March 22, 2003

In the year 2003, March 17 marked George W. Bush's 48 hour warning to Saddam Hussein, where he said step down as President, or we will declare war against you.  Saddam did not step down, and the United States invaded Iraq with its military on March 19.  On March 22, they began their "Shock and Awe" campaign, setting Baghdad ablaze.

Other notable events that year in the war included:
If you're keeping track, that means it has been 10 years since we found Saddam Hussein, hiding in a hole.  Think of all the dollars spent on war since then.  For what?

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