US-Iraq Military and Security Relations Perspective

Document Type : Research Paper




United StatesandIraqrelations were not so good during Saddam Regime and it was even worsened after Iraqi invasion ofKuwaitwhich ended in the overthrow of Baathist regime. From 2003 to 2009,Iraqwas under the control of US and the coalition forces. This situation came to an end when a security agreement was signed betweenWashingtonandBagdad. Their formal relations changed accordingly but their military- security relations are defined according to the security and political situation ofIraq, US and specially Obama's policies towardIraqand the region, and Iran- US relations. This essay figures out the US-Iraq Military and Security Relations Perspective based on the three mentioned parameters. 


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