Embracing Our Military

Arsenal History Minutes | Operation Iraqi Freedom

Special | 59s

On 17 March 2003, President George W. Bush provided an ultimatum to Iraq, “Saddam Hussein and his sons must leave Iraq within 48 hours. Their refusal to do so will result in military conflict commenced at a time of our choosing.” Hussein’s refusal to vacate the country prompted the military invasion of Iraq on 20 March 2003.

Aired: 03/31/15

Rating: NR

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