C. The Bush administration failed to grasp Iraqis’ religious differences and anti-Western feelings
The Iraq War, also known as the Second Gulf War or Operation Iraqi Freedom in the United States, Operation Telic in the United Kingdom and, in other areas, occupation of Iraq, was a conflict that began on Thursday, March 20, 2003 and ended on Sunday, December 18, 2011. After the war ended, a training operation for the Iraqi troops to fight the insurgency and terrorism was given. This operation became known as Operation New Dawn, which begins when the United States is organized by a multinational coalition, being composed of units of the armed forces of the United States itself, the United Kingdom and smaller contingents of Australia, Denmark, Poland, El Salvador, Spain, Italy, Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Honduras and other countries.
The invasion led to the rapid defeat of Iraqi forces, the overthrow of President Saddam Hussein, his capture in December 2003 and his execution in December 2006. The US-led coalition in occupied Iraq sought to establish a new government democratic. However, shortly after the initial invasion, violence against coalition forces and between ethnic groups led to an asymmetric war with the Iraqi insurgency, civil war between Sunni and Iraqi Shiites, and the operations of Al-Qaeda. Qaeda in Iraq. Estimates of the number of people killed range from more than 150,000 to more than one million people, according to sources. The financial cost of the war has been estimated at more than 4.5 billion pounds (9 billion dollars) for the United Kingdom, and more than 845 billion dollars to the United States, with the total cost to the economy of the latter estimated at three to five trillion dollars. Some of the nations that made up the coalition began withdrawing their forces as a result of unfavorable public opinion and the progressive increase of Iraqi troops to take responsibility for security.