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Iraq War (2003-present)
Iraq header 2
Clockwise, starting at top left: a joint patrol in Samarra; the toppling of the Saddam Hussein statue in Firdos Square; an Iraqi Army soldier readies his rifle during an assault; an IED detonates in South Baghdad.
Date March 20, 2003 — present
Location
Status Conflict ongoing
Belligerents
Flag of Iraq Iraq (post-Saddam Hussein)
Flag of Kurdistan Peshmerga
Flag of Iraq Awakening Councils

MultinationalForce-IraqDUI Coalition forces:


Flag of Turkey Turkey

Flag of Iraq, 1991-2004 Iraq (under Saddam Hussein)

Insurgent groups:


PKK Kurdistan Workers Party

Commanders
Flag of Iraq Jalal Talabani
Flag of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki
Flag of Kurdistan Massoud Barzani
Flag of the United States George W. Bush
Flag of the United States Barack Obama
Flag of the United States David Petraeus
Flag of the United States Tommy Franks

Flag of Turkey Abdullah Gul
Flag of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan
Flag of Turkey İlker Başbuğ

Flag of Iraq, 1991-2004 Saddam Hussein #

Flag of Iraq, 1991-2004 Qusay Hussein 
Flag of Iraq, 1991-2004 Uday Hussein 


Flag of Jihad Muqtada al-Sadr
Flag of the Ba'ath Party Izzat Ibrahim ad-Douri
IAILogo Ishmael Jubouri
Flag of al-Qaeda in Iraq Abu Musab al-Zarqawi 
Islamic State of Iraq Abu Omar al-Baghdadi
Flag of al-Qaeda in Iraq Abu Ayyub al-Masri


PKK Murat Karayilan

Strength
Iraqi Security Forces
631,000 (Army: 254,000, Police: 227,000, FPS: 150,000)
Coalition Forces
~300,000 invasion
~138,500 current
Peshmerga
50,000 invasion
~375,000 current

Contractors*
~161,000 (85,000 Iraqi, 45,500 Other, 27,400 US)[8][9]
Awakening militias
~94,000[10]


Turkish Armed Forces: ~3,000-10,000[11]

Iraqi Army: 375,000 (under Saddam Hussein)

Sunni Insurgents
~70,000 (as of September, 2007)[12]
Mahdi Army
~60,000[13]
al Qaeda/others
1,300+[14]


PKK: ~4,000[15]

Casualties and losses
Iraqi Security Forces (post-Saddam): 11,453 police/military killed

Coalition dead 4,624[16][17] (4,306 US,[18] 179 UK, 139 other)

Coalition missing or captured (US): 1[17]

Coalition wounded, injured, diseased, or other medical: 31,312 US, 1,785 UK[17][19][20][21] Contractors killed 1,308[22][23][24] (US 249)

Contractors missing or captured 18 (US 4)

Contractors wounded & injured: 10,569[22]

Awakening Councils:
680+ killed


Turkish Armed Forces:
27 killed[25]

Iraqi combatant dead (invasion period): 6,370-10,800[26][27]

Insurgents dead (post-Saddam): 18,581-24,079 per these reports.
19,429 per U.S. military (September 22, 2007)[28]

Detainees: 12,794 (U.S.-held)[29]
24,200 (Iraqi-held)[30][31]


PKK: 537 killed (Turkish claim)
18 killed (PKK claim)

Iraqi violent deaths, Opinion Research BusinessAugust 2007: 1,033,000[32]

***Total deaths (all excess deaths), (Lancet)May 2009: 1,320,511[33][34][35]

For more information see: Casualties of the Iraq War

*Contractors (U.S. government) perform "highly dangerous duties almost identical to those performed by many U.S. troops."[9]
** "injured, diseased, or other medical" - required medical air transport. UK number includes wounded ("aeromed evacuations")[17][20][21]
***Total deaths include all additional deaths due to increased lawlessness, degraded infrastructure, poorer healthcare, etc.

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