Why are troops in Iraq?

Answer As of March 2010, foreign troops, including American, have been in Iraq since the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003. Also known as "Operation Iraqi Freedom," this military action was officially concl... Read More »

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What are some arguments for keeping US troops in Iraq and for the redeployment of US troops from Iraq?

AnswerMany of the religious extremists want the whole world to become Islamic and if we don't want it, they are willing to kill themselves in an effort to destroy any non-believers. That's us.If we... Read More »

How many Iraq troops are in Iraq?

The Iraqi army is variously reported to number 197,000 or 238,000, all in Iraq.

Why are the troops fighting in Iraq?

The war in Iraq---also known as Operation Iraqi Freedom---began with the purpose of disarming the country of weapons of mass destruction. Troops from around the world continue fighting in Iraq in h... Read More »

How Many British Troops Are in Iraq?

The British Army provided the second-biggest contingent of soldiers after the United States when coalition forces invaded Iraq in 2003. The British Army totaled about 40,000 at its peak, but has dr... Read More »