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Today in history: U.S. invasion of Iraq
Today marks 10 years since then-President George W. Bush announced the beginning of the U.S.-led invasion in Iraq. CBS News has uploaded video of that address, which you can view on YouTube by clicking here: http://bit.ly/XYXlce
Smoke rises from the Trade Ministry in Baghdad after it was hit by a missile. (March 20, 2003) Photo Credit: AP
While the announcement is 10 years behind us, violence in Iraq is certainly not. The Associated Press is reporting at least 56 dead after a wave of bombings in Baghdad today.
A car was destroyed in a bombing close to one of the main gates of the heavily-fortified Green Zone in Baghdad. (March 19, 2013) Photo Credit: AP