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President Bush Addresses Nation on the Capture of Saddam Hussein
President Bush on Sunday said, "I have a message for the Iraqi people: You will not have to fear the rule of Saddam Hussein ever again." More >>


 President Bush Addresses Nation on the Capture of Saddam Hussein

President George W. Bush speaks with British Prime Minister Tony Blair during a phone call in the Oval Office, Sunday morning, Dec. 14, 2003.

100 Days of Progress In Iraq

100 days ago major combat operations ended and the Iraqi people were liberated from the brutal regime of Saddam Hussein. Since then, there have been 100 days of progress in the reconstruction of Iraq and the renewal of the Iraqi people.

President George W. Bush discusses the future of Iraq at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, Mich., Monday, April 28, 2003. "I have confidence in the future of a free Iraq. The Iraqi people are fully capable of self-government," said the President. White House photo by Tina Hager

President George W. Bush discusses the future of Iraq at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, Mich., Monday, April 28, 2003. "I have confidence in the future of a free Iraq. The Iraqi people are fully capable of self-government," said the President. White House photo by Tina Hager

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President Bush President Bush Addresses Nation on the Capture of Saddam Hussein
President Bush on Sunday said, "I have a message for the Iraqi people: You will not have to fear the rule of Saddam Hussein ever again."
Scott McCellan White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan Briefs Reporters Sunday Morning
White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan on Sunday told reporters, "...a little bit after 5:00 a.m., this morning, Ambassador Bremer called Condi to confirm that it was Saddam Hussein. And at 5:14 a.m., Condi called the President and reported to him..."
George W. Bush President Bush Meets with Troops in Iraq on Thanksgiving
Speaking from Baghdad on Thanksgiving day, President Bush said, "I bring a message on behalf of America: we thank you for your service, we're proud of you, and America stands solidly behind you."

George W. Bush President Bush, Prime Minister Hold Joint Press Conference
President Bush and Prime Minister Blair held a joint press conference Thursday in England."

Leslye A. Arsht President Bush Meets with Iraqi Women Leaders
President Bush on Monday said, "I'm seated here with five courageous, brave Iraqi women who believe in the people of Iraq, believe in the future of Iraq, who love their freedoms, who look forward to working to see that their nation is a free and peaceful country."

Leslye A. Arsht President Welcomes Announcement of Political Timetable in Iraq
I welcome the announcement by the Iraqi Governing Council of a political timetable as called for by the United Nations in UN resolution 1511.
Leslye A. Arsht Iraq Education System Discussed
Leslye A. Arsht, Senior Adviser to the Ministry of Education in Iraq discussed education in Iraq on Ask the White House.
President Bush President Bush, Italian President Ciampi Discuss Iraq
President Bush, Italian President Ciampi discussed progress in Iraq from the Oval Office.
Daniel L. Rubini Iraq's Judicial System Discussed
Judge Daniel L Rubini, Senior Advisor to the Iraq Ministry of Justice, discussed the Iraq judiciary from Baghdad.
George W. Bush President Discusses Iraq in Veterans Day Address
President Bush honored the military in a Veterans Day Address.
Tom Basile Senior Press Advisor in Iraq Discusses Progress in Iraq
Tom Basile, Senior Press Advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, hosted Ask the White House.
Lewis Lucke USAID Mission Director Hosts Ask the White House
USAID Iraq Mission Director Lewis Lucke answered your questions about Iraq on Ask the White House.
President Bush President Discusses Freedom in the Middle East
Speaking at the 20th Anniversary of the National Endowment for Democracy, President Bush said, "The establishment of a free Iraq at the heart of the Middle East will be a watershed event in the global democratic revolution."
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Key Information
A soldier from the 422nd Civil Affairs Battalion speaks with a boy, while bags of rice and wheat are delivered to a village near the city of Najaf in central Iraq on April 04, 2003, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin P. Bell, U.S. Army.)
A soldier from the 422nd Civil Affairs Battalion speaks with a boy, while bags of rice and wheat are delivered to a village near the city of Najaf in central Iraq on April 04, 2003, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Kevin P. Bell, U.S. Army.)

Liberation Update
News accounts today paint a vivid picture of joy and relief inside Iraq. American and coalition troops are being welcomed by smiling Iraqis. Their voices have been silenced for too long, but now they are heard inside Iraq and around the world.

Tales of Saddam's Brutality
Over 30 years, many Iraqis were tortured, mutilated, and executed by their government. Perceptions of disloyal behavior would land entire families in jail ... or worse. Now, the people of Iraq are free from fear of Saddam and his regime. They are telling reporters their stories of unspeakable acts of brutality.

Messages to the Iraqi People
We asked U.S. soldiers in Iraq: "What do you want the Iraqi people to know about America's mission?" Click here for a selection of responses.

Coalition Update
President Bush is assembling a Coalition that has already begun military operations to disarm Iraq of its weapons of mass destruction, and enforce 17 UNSC resolutions.

Updates & Briefings
07/22/2003
Press Briefing by Dan Bartlett and Steve Hadley on Iraq Weapons of Mass Destruction and the State of the Union Speech
White House Press Briefing
05/30/2003
Department of Defense Briefing
U.S. Department of Defense
04/22/2003
CENTCOM Briefing
U.S. Central Command
05/29/2003
State Department Briefing
U.S. Department of State