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This Happened - March 20: Invasion Of Iraq

The United States invaded Iraq on this day in 2003 under the pretext of Iraq possessing weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). The Bush administration argued that Saddam Hussein's regime posed a threat to U.S. national security and to the stability of the Middle East. However, no WMDs were found after the invasion.

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This Happened - February 15: Largest Peace Demonstration Ever

On this day, 20 years ago, it is estimated that more than 10 million people participated in demonstrations around the world, considered the largest coordinated peace demonstrations in history.

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