The Iraq war began on March 20, 2003, to rid Iraq of a dictator and eliminate his weapons of mass destruction. The images remain fresh even as the memories fade - the blinding flash of "shock and awe" bombing, the square-jawed confidence of an American president leading his people into war, the cowering prisoner trembling on the ground in the face of a small piece of American power.
(FILE - This image made from a video from a U.S. Army Apache helicopter gun sight, posted at Wikileaks.org and confirmed as authentic by a senior U.S. military official, shows two men in the streets of the New Baghdad district of eastern Baghdad after being fired upon by the helicopter on July 12, 2007. Among those killed in the attack was Reuters photographer Namir Noor-Eldeen, 22, and his driver Saeed Chmagh, 40. Two children also were wounded. According to U.S. officials, two helicopters arrived at the)