2003 Iraq War (1/2) | Animated History

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George Bush and Brent Scowcroft, A World Transformed, 1998
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    The Armchair HistorianThe Armchair Historian4 aylar önce
    • " Saddam visited the area nearly 8 Decades earlier." you little Historian Boy Does Saddam lived much more longer than a Century.... 🙃

      My FirstMy First13 gün önce
    • I hate liberals

      that guythat guyAylar önce
    • You could say that to some degree it would have made strategic sense depending on the goal of said strategy. Ultimately the label of being a “petty act of revenge” is an opinion AH is entitled to. But to be honest, if I had been Saddam, then I too would have burned those platforms down to the water’s surface. Call it what you will, if I couldn’t have them then there’s no way I would want my enemy to have access to them either. Besides, Saddam was no stranger to the concept of revenge. It’s basically why everyone in country feared him and his regime. May have been petty but for him it worked.

      MrKnoxguy101MrKnoxguy1012 aylar önce
    • I live in iraq

      Kpop ScenarioKpop Scenario2 aylar önce
    • It’s pernounced EAR-ROCK

      Captain CarCaptain Car2 aylar önce
  • Do u know American soldiers kill Iraqi citizens do u know 😭☹

    John marstonJohn marston11 saatler önce
  • thanks for talk gon about this topic

    Abdullah ObadaAbdullah ObadaGün önce
  • Man, I found a gold mine. Ty for the lesson.

    Soo EseraSoo Esera2 gün önce
  • Invasian of Iraq by Allied Forces Happened to Indonesia too, though they failed

    Yohanes ChristianYohanes Christian2 gün önce
    • America is literally involved in every war. During the independence war of Bangladesh they were involved too.

      Jecob RezaJecob RezaGün önce
  • Is this damn fool gonna try telling me that good old US of A once again saved the whole world by defeating the evil bad man that is terrorising his people ? Yeah let’s go and bomb those same people that we are claiming to be saving, it’ll be worth the lives of a few hundred thousand Iraqis to save what’s left from being.... oh yeah, being killed, sort of, damn we’ll get some oil out of it, yeah let’s go bombing boys, damn murdering US fools

    Peter McMillanPeter McMillan2 gün önce
    • When does he justify the war lmao

      TheAngryMidgetTheAngryMidgetGün önce
  • I have a few of those decks of cards

    Philip RamsdenPhilip Ramsden2 gün önce
  • عاش😎 صدامي

    عالم -صور - الحلوىعالم -صور - الحلوى2 gün önce
  • عاش صدام حسين

    عالم -صور - الحلوىعالم -صور - الحلوى2 gün önce
  • انا من العراق واقول ان جميع دول التحالف الذين شاركو في احتلال وطني هم المسؤولون عن جميع الجرائم التي تحدث بالعراق 😢💔

    اقليماقليم2 gün önce
  • Wonderful narration, but add years and months in animations to help us keep track of events!!

    178W1AO3F7_ Venkateswara Rao178W1AO3F7_ Venkateswara Rao3 gün önce
  • Now that i think about it the US can pretty much oppose a decision from the UN and theres not a single thing the UN can do

    Mary Joy GelizonMary Joy Gelizon3 gün önce
    • A lot of countries just ignore the UN and they rarely do anything about it

      TheAngryMidgetTheAngryMidgetGün önce
  • Saddam is our leader 🇮🇶✌️

    يوسف التكريتييوسف التكريتي3 gün önce
  • I never know my home is this cool

    BH BLACKBH BLACK4 gün önce
  • Now Iraq worst then before Thank you amrica

    tofy jntofy jn5 gün önce
  • So close to 1 million! He’s at 999k as I write.

    Ashsome Works817Ashsome Works8175 gün önce
  • Y0! These videos are dope. I had a similar idea to use animations but the artist (my daughter) flaked on me.

    The Higher GroundThe Higher Ground6 gün önce

    analyn bondocanalyn bondoc6 gün önce
  • You can please do the battles of Fallujah one and two

    Dj Deadpool ZlDj Deadpool Zl7 gün önce
  • 0.0

    Cindy flemingCindy fleming7 gün önce
  • you look like a young vsauce

    Tyler JacobsTyler Jacobs7 gün önce
  • I don’t know what to believe anymore I hear different stuff about saddam hussein I hear different stuff like he was a bad guy and stuff like he was a good guy my mom loves him my dad completely hates him I just don’t know what to believe anymore

    ChargeFPSChargeFPS8 gün önce
    • Saddam was an absolutely brutal leader and deserved what he got, but under him Iraq was at least stable and after his fall the country collapsed into anarchy. Those are the two sides to it

      TheAngryMidgetTheAngryMidgetGün önce
  • Iraq 💪💪✌

    حسين الفتلاويحسين الفتلاوي8 gün önce
  • 8000 pound of ordanets and 40 tomahawk missles all missed their targets and only a dozon civilian got hurt, realy did you count them and asked where their booboo was. You need to back to school and learn real history, cause obviously you were not paying attention in history class.

    Myname MyLastnameMyname MyLastname8 gün önce
  • 1980s usa gives iraq weapons 2003 usa invades iraq tf

    BananaBOYBananaBOY9 gün önce
  • You call this history? 😂😂😂 🤮🤮🤮 Western propaganda more like

    Abdirashid HassanAbdirashid Hassan9 gün önce
    • @Dylan so you are telling me ww2 wasn't a brutal war. Then bangladesh liberation war wasn't a brutal war too in your term.

      Abdul KarimAbdul Karim6 gün önce
    • @Abdul Karim obviously false

      DylanDylan6 gün önce
    • @Dylan the war only cause nothing but destruction.

      Abdul KarimAbdul Karim6 gün önce
    • Cry harder

      DylanDylan7 gün önce
  • cant believe this is free

    Guido ScaranoGuido Scarano9 gün önce
  • This is blitzkrieg

    King Gloria XDKing Gloria XD10 gün önce
  • تعيش يا عراق ❤️

    Saif_King 10Saif_King 1010 gün önce
  • I went back there to my hometown in the Kurdistan region. My grandma told me that as bad as Saddam was, it's 100 times worse now. I now understand why the middle east hates the US. They destroyed Iraq for oil at the cost of a country and the lives of hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians. The American military is the biggest terrorist organization/oil company in the world. Defending freedom my ass.

    SJW DestroyerSJW Destroyer10 gün önce
  • My father volunteered in Iraq

    Kaiser. Dude5510Kaiser. Dude551011 gün önce
  • Man you need a new phone

    Daniel HadiDaniel Hadi11 gün önce
  • Why you changed thumbnail ?

    Erion KastratiErion Kastrati12 gün önce
  • Tarmarc booooo

    CMPTCMPT12 gün önce
  • Americans seen as liberators Nice joke

    Haven’t found Dad yet VideomappingHaven’t found Dad yet Videomapping14 gün önce
  • Ah yes, the illegal invasion of Iraq, based on lies and propaganda. Thats a war crime just to be clear. When the US people found out their government had lied and falsified evidence to justify this war crime they of course demanded several actions. 1st the unilateral withdraw from Iraq and arranging to pay reparations. 2nd the immediate arrest and extradition of all parties involved to the Hague for trials as war criminals. But of course this didn't happen. The shame the general population of the US should feel because their fear and embarrassment stopped them from doing what was right . The result? Over the past 20 years the US has become an evil regime that needs to be overthrown

    Edward SpencerEdward Spencer14 gün önce
    • @تشينغ شان العراقيh.u.j1 you think I didn't know that? Saddam was an evil SOB, no doubt. That however does not give any country the right to invade. If it did the US would be a glowing crater.

      Edward SpencerEdward Spencer13 gün önce
    • @Edward Spencer trvision.net/detail/video-vW88ArhwIcM.html

      تشينغ شان العراقيh.u.j1تشينغ شان العراقيh.u.j114 gün önce
    • @Edward Spencer You are funny. Saddam used to kill Shiites and Kurds in mass graves without any reason, and this is a better situation than Saddam’s time. Iraq is being stolen.

      تشينغ شان العراقيh.u.j1تشينغ شان العراقيh.u.j114 gün önce
    • @تشينغ شان العراقيh.u.j1 how many Iraqi civilans have died since that illegal invasion? 2.4 million by 2016. How many did Saddam kill in a 13 year period? It doesn't matter if Saddam was a sick evil bastard. He was what they needed in that insane asylum to keep some order. ISIS wouldn't exist if he was alive

      Edward SpencerEdward Spencer14 gün önce
    • No, you are wrong. America helped Iraq kill the criminal Saddam and everyone. He knows, but a hissing stole a country's wealth

      تشينغ شان العراقيh.u.j1تشينغ شان العراقيh.u.j114 gün önce
  • If have soviet union world War 3 br started

    Mohamed DjabaliMohamed Djabali15 gün önce
  • It is quite unsettling to hear you pronounce Iraq (e-rock) wrong. As you are so scrutinized in narrating history.

    M.H. JafariM.H. Jafari15 gün önce
  • When amerika realised what sadam did to his people aka sooo many nice things and not listining to amerika amerika says no democracy and invades soo many countrys fell like this

    tugrul omertugrul omer17 gün önce
  • Mistreat of civilians is a reason for invading? Why North Korea wasnt then?

    FranciscoFrancisco17 gün önce
  • I used to have those cards

    Maxvilly OnecentMaxvilly Onecent17 gün önce
  • 6:20 they will out of Iraq when the oil ends in Iraq -_-

    Yiğit Rıza KanbolatYiğit Rıza Kanbolat17 gün önce
  • الحرب العرق كانت من أجل النفط

    Eltwinzz A%MEltwinzz A%M19 gün önce
    • اي والله

      Mohamed AlbiatyMohamed Albiaty17 gün önce
  • @ 6:30 , the blue country is called Palestine not that thing!

    Najmedine MannaiiNajmedine Mannaii19 gün önce
  • The reason behind the civilians in the urban regions didn't support the US invasion , is that they were afraid of US failure or sudden withdrawl which might result eventually in them dealing with saddam regim by their empty hands , and accusation of treason . like what they have faced when they formed a revolution against him during the invasion of Kuwait thinking they have toppled him and that america would help them but it didn't and it allowed him to suppress the revolution , they faced atrociaties and mass executions .

    مؤمن رؤوف شاكرمؤمن رؤوف شاكر20 gün önce
  • Bomb amerikkka immedieatly

    allah sonallah son20 gün önce
  • It took me few moments to realize this is one of those anti-war documentaries... great animations btw!

    Vladislavs DovgalecsVladislavs Dovgalecs21 gün önce
  • We suffered so much, we are still suffering, and we will suffer forever😔

    عاشق نفس_LOVER NAFASعاشق نفس_LOVER NAFAS21 gün önce
    • Also before the war there were so many Christians and Assyrians in Iraq, after the war all Christians became targets to kill because America was a ‘Christian’ state. Now only a few percent of the Christians remain.

      mr pepemr pepe2 gün önce
    • He is great with his history and a good ruler is the awaited Mahdi, because Iraq will not settle with its current government

      عاشق نفس_LOVER NAFASعاشق نفس_LOVER NAFAS19 gün önce
    • You do not know what the condition of Iraq is, my friend, Iraq. Its government is corrupt and it will remain that way forever🥺☹️

      عاشق نفس_LOVER NAFASعاشق نفس_LOVER NAFAS19 gün önce
  • Now Iraqis miss Saddam

    阿依丁bieke阿依丁bieke22 gün önce
  • just like any company, a country should not have this much unchecked power

    Raz MatazRaz Mataz23 gün önce
  • It’s not very petty when it’s a war

    Mr.GoodmanMr.Goodman24 gün önce
  • I feel like the iraqis are in the right here And how honourable of u.s.a to pick on countries smaller then themselves

    I am the person who askedI am the person who asked24 gün önce
    • Yes while i do agree saddam was also in the wrong this battle wasnt fought for the good of iraqis and this damaged the iraqi ppl more

      I am the person who askedI am the person who asked22 gün önce
    • @cave dweller I have asked this question a heap of times and no one has given me an answer, maybe you will. If the war was about oil, why have American imports of Iraqi oil gone down since 2003?

      Buddy ChristBuddy Christ23 gün önce
    • I agree. saddam hussein was a dictator who should not have ever been in power, but if this war was not a garunteed win and if iraq didn't have valuable resources it never would have happened

      cave dwellercave dweller23 gün önce
  • I love how the video has 911 dislikes

    gimouragixgimouragix25 gün önce
  • I'm Iraqi and I like your videos

    }{A¡DER IQ}{A¡DER IQ25 gün önce
  • 8000lbs of GBUs, and 40 Tomahawks, adjusted for inflation, only $6.15M

    tfs202tfs20226 gün önce
  • 🇮🇶 👑🇵🇸👑 🇮🇱🚫👞

    صدامي ᭄صدامي ᭄26 gün önce
  • Emarciam soldier come iraq Free people ❌ Find oil ✔️

    joker dmjoker dm26 gün önce
  • The ten chef thankfully excite because temper conventionally sigh up a tangy need. scarce, voracious base

  • “Shock and Awe” hmmm put on glasses “Blitzkrieg”

    Peyton JacksonPeyton Jackson27 gün önce
  • is that a warzone reference at 5:30 ?

    foo fighterfoo fighter27 gün önce
  • Iraqis will not forget these days and days between us and the next is near..

  • Holy crap. I was there. You make me feel old.

    ram rodram rod27 gün önce
  • Iraq Body Count estimated upwards 85% of civilians in Iraq killed were not killed by coalition forces. As someone who followed i casaulties dot org back when they tracked Iraqi fatalities, I suspect it was more like 90%. Insurgent factions in Iraq committed countless senseless acts of violence: bombing bridges, power-stations, flower nurseries, firing mortars into random sidewalks. Usually it was out of sectarian spite, but sometimes it was in mixed areas with no clear malice against any particular group of Iraqis (Shiite, Sunnis, or Kurds). The July Soccer bombings were a prime example. Why? We all know why. Because they knew people would blame their Western enemies. Every atrocities they committed became a propaganda victory. No one has more blood on their hands than the people who blame America for the crimes of its mortal enemies. If the terrorists knew they and only they would be blamed for their own crimes, Iraq would have turned out very very differently.

    DennisDennis28 gün önce
  • Nice rundown of events. But WHY were we there? Here is what 2 very knowledgeable sources have to say : trvision.net/detail/video-TY2DKzastu8.html trvision.net/detail/video-xSqd01X-BKM.html

    Paul MuellerPaul Mueller28 gün önce
    • trvision.net/detail/video-3jTHKJ9L1n8.html

      Buddy ChristBuddy Christ23 gün önce
  • The Iraq War is simple. America gave the Iraqis what they wanted (April 2004 Gallup Poll Iraqis said war was "worth it" by a margin of more than 2 to 1). Things went okay. Then around 2006 sectarian violence got really fierce. They mass murdered each other and blamed Americans and pretended they never wanted to be liberated. And the terrorists laughed their asses off, as the oceans of blood they had spilled was now seen as being on the hands of their Western enemies.

    DennisDennis28 gün önce
  • History episodes >> m.trvision.net/nameof-KingsandGeneralsvideos?disable_polymer=true&itct=CBAQ8JMBGAEiEwihhoDimO_tAhUVsHsKHXbJAEs%3D&disable_polymer=true&rootVe=3611

    altin maresaltin mares28 gün önce
  • shame on you America and your allies.

    Ma MannanMa Mannan28 gün önce
  • انتم السبب 😡😭

    بنين lraqبنين lraq29 gün önce
  • Saddam Where are you, Saddam😭💔

    عَٰـُـٰٓيَٰـُـٰٓۈ̲୭نَٰـُـٰٓۿۿہآ ڪَٰـُـٰٓآلَٰـُـٰٓفـُـٰٓضَٰـُـٰٓآءعَٰـُـٰٓيَٰـُـٰٓۈ̲୭نَٰـُـٰٓۿۿہآ ڪَٰـُـٰٓآلَٰـُـٰٓفـُـٰٓضَٰـُـٰٓآءAylar önce
  • God it’s amazing this is free

    Alex MarksAlex MarksAylar önce
2003 Iraq War (1/2) | Animated History