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Protesting the Iraq War, 2005
Stars and Stripes March 20, 2023
Washington, D.C., Sept. 24, 2005: Two-and-a-half years after the 2003 start of Operation Iraqi Freedom, thousands of anti-war protesters march past the North Portico of the White House. The march marked the start of three days of protest, grassroots lobbying, and civil disobedience throughout the capital. Thousands of protesters attended rallies in other U.S. cities, as well as London and Paris and other cities worldwide.
Read Stars and Stripes' article on the protest and counter-protest here.