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Added: May 05, 2008
On May 1 2003 George Bush, the president of the United States, gave a speech on the aircraft USS Abraham Lincoln declaring an “end to major combat operations” in Iraq.
Five years on with violence continuing unabated across the country Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel Hamid – in a special five part series – looks at the major events of the Iraq war.
Each week will focus on one of the last five years looking at the events and the policies that helped shape Iraq and the current chaos in the country.
War Without End: 2004 – 12 May 08
Added: May 11, 2008
In the second part of Al Jazeera’s year by year focus on the events and the policies that helped shape Iraq and the current chaos in the country, we look at 2004.