The Iraq war in pictures

Posted: 3:08 PM EDT Mar 18, 2013   Updated: 1:23 AM EDT Aug 08, 2014

Look back at more than a decade of war in Iraq, which is now once again the target of U.S. airstrikes.

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White House photo

In his 2002 State of the Union Address, President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of Evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.


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