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20 years after US-led invasion toppled Saddam, Iraq far from ‘liberal democracy’

20 years after US-led invasion toppled Saddam, Iraq far from ‘liberal democracy’

  • By the time the US withdrew under Barack Obama in 2011, more than 100,000 Iraqi civilians had been killed, says the Iraq Body Count group
  • “The US simply did not understand the nature of Iraqi society, the nature of the regime they were overthrowing,” says California professor
By AFP ·