The Iraq War, 10 Years Later

Ten years ago this month — on March 20, 2003 — U.S. led forces invaded Iraq. One of the original rationales for the war was to find weapons of mass destruction that many leaders believed Saddam Hussein to possess and to disarm him. No weapons were ever found. Over the course of the war, tens of thousands of people were killed, including more than 4,000 US service members — and some estimates of civilian casualties have been much higher. This week on BTR Pulse, Lauren Hawker asks people in New York how they felt about the war at the time and how they feel now.

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