Iraq

Categories: Overview | Political | Economic | Social | Environmental
Graphs: Well-being

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Environmental

2003: The short but destructive war in Iraq led by the United States adds to the environmental stress of the 1991 Gulf War and the years of resource mismanagement under Saddam Hussein. Burning oil wells and damaged infrastructure contribute to air and water pollution. Contamination levels due to the use of depleted uranium munitions may take years to assess.

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Categories: Overview | Political | Economic | Social | Environmental
Graphs: Well-being

Related: LinksView all categories for years from to | See Full Report | Print