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US INVADERS: Iraq 20 years on

How America's Unsolicited Democracy Failed Iraq

US troops and their allies invaded Iraq on this day 20 years ago, claiming that Baghdad had weapons of mass destruction. The US toppled Saddam, but found no weapons of mass destruction. The war dragged on until 2011, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives. It also displaced millions of Iraqis and devastated Iraq’s economy. The documentary explores the legacy of the US invasion of Iraq, as ordinary citizens recall how events unfolded in their homeland following the intervention.