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IMAGES: A Century of U.S. Relations with Iraq

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image: Pro-Nazi Iraqi prime minister Rashid Ali al-Gailani, who served three brief stints in 1933, 1940, and 1941
Pro-Nazi Iraqi prime minister Rashid Ali al-Gailani, who served three brief stints in 1933, 1940, and 1941
image: Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
image: Oil spouts from the ground in the Kirkurk district of Iraq in the 1930s.
Oil spouts from the ground in the Kirkurk district of Iraq in the 1930s.
image: Gamal Abdel Nasser, second president of Egypt
Gamal Abdel Nasser, second president of Egypt
image: Dwight D. Eisenhower
Dwight D. Eisenhower
image: Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Iranian religious leader and politician
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Iranian religious leader and politician
image: Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
image: Current flag of the Republic of Iraq
Current flag of the Republic of Iraq
image: An Iranian soldier wearing a gas mask during the Iran-Iraq War.
An Iranian soldier wearing a gas mask during the Iran-Iraq War.
image: A street in Kurdish Halabja after Saddam Hussein's chemical attack there in 1988
A street in Kurdish Halabja after Saddam Hussein's chemical attack there in 1988
image: Donald Rumsfeld, special envoy of President Ronald Reagan, greets Saddam Hussein in Baghdad on December 20, 1983
Donald Rumsfeld, special envoy of President Ronald Reagan, greets Saddam Hussein in Baghdad on December 20, 1983
image: An International Atomic Energy Agency inspector at a factory in Iraq during weapons inspections in 2002.
An International Atomic Energy Agency inspector at a factory in Iraq during weapons inspections in 2002.
image: A Kuwaiti M-84 main battle tank crosses a trench during a capabilities demonstration at a Kuwaiti outpost during Operation Desert Shield.
A Kuwaiti M-84 main battle tank crosses a trench during a capabilities demonstration at a Kuwaiti outpost during Operation Desert Shield.
image: An American soldier arrives in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield in 1992
An American soldier arrives in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield in 1992
image: U.S., French, Qatari, and Canadian fighter jets during Operation Desert Shield
U.S., French, Qatari, and Canadian fighter jets during Operation Desert Shield
image: George H.W. Bush
George H.W. Bush
image: Saddam Hussein, president of Iraq from 1979 to 2003
Saddam Hussein, president of Iraq from 1979 to 2003
image: Osama bin Laden in 1997
Osama bin Laden in 1997
image: President George W. Bush gives the thumbs-up during his infamous
President George W. Bush gives the thumbs-up during his infamous "Mission Accomplished Speech" on May 1, 2003
image: Retired General Jay Garner, who attempted to organize elections in post-war Iraq
Retired General Jay Garner, who attempted to organize elections in post-war Iraq
image: Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi (left), Ambassador L. Paul Bremer, and President Sheikh Ghazi Ajil al-Yawar make their farewells after a ceremony celebrating the transfer of full governmental authority to the Iraqi Interim Government, June 28, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq.
Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi (left), Ambassador L. Paul Bremer, and President Sheikh Ghazi Ajil al-Yawar make their farewells after a ceremony celebrating the transfer of full governmental authority to the Iraqi Interim Government, June 28, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq.
image: Iraqi expatriate Ahmad Chalabi
Iraqi expatriate Ahmad Chalabi
image: An Iraqi prisoner attached to electrical shocking devices at Abu Ghraib
An Iraqi prisoner attached to electrical shocking devices at Abu Ghraib
image: A burning oil field in Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm
A burning oil field in Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm
image: Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at the Rumaila Oilfield in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom on March 27, 2003.
Firefighters attempt to extinguish a fire at the Rumaila Oilfield in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom on March 27, 2003.
image: The Imam ‘Ali Mosque in Najaf, Iraq. The Mosque is third holiest site for followers of the Shi'a branch of Islam.
The Imam ‘Ali Mosque in Najaf, Iraq. The Mosque is third holiest site for followers of the Shi'a branch of Islam.
image: U.S. and Kuwaiti troops close the gate between Kuwait and Iraq after the last military convoys pass through on December 18, 2011,
U.S. and Kuwaiti troops close the gate between Kuwait and Iraq after the last military convoys pass through on December 18, 2011,
image: British troops enter Baghdad during World War I
British troops enter Baghdad during World War I
image: The last convoy of U.S. service members enters Kuwait from Iraq, Dec. 18, 2011.
The last convoy of U.S. service members enters Kuwait from Iraq, Dec. 18, 2011.

 

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