The wisdom of the Iraq invasion will be debated through history but it is wrong to say it was launched for political benefit.
On the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion, see how the war played out on newsstands.
I entered as part of the invasion force sent to disarm Iraq.
mid-15c., from Old French invasion "invasion, attack, assaut" (12c.), from Late Latin invasionem (nominative invasio) "an attack, invasion," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin invadere "go into, fall upon, attack, invade," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + vadere "go, walk" (see vamoose).