Iraq War Anniversary

Ned Simons

Tony Blair Stands By Iraq War As His Party Deals With A 'Catastrophic Loss Of Trust' | Ned Simons | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Politics

“I’ve long since given up trying to persuade people it was the right decision,” Tony Blair says now. But this does not mean the former prime min...

'Eyes Missing, Tongues Cut Out, Noses Cut Off'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK

The father of an Iraqi teenager allegedly murdered while he was detained by British troops during the Iraq War today described seeing bodies returned ...

On Iraq, the Hawks Were Wrong About Everything

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

It isn't the size of our demonstration that those of us against the war should be proud of, it is our judgement. Our arguments and predictions turned out to be correct and those of our belligerent opponents were discredited. Every argument advanced by the hawks proved to be utterly false.

Working as Ben Affleck's Stand-In During the Run-Up to the War in Iraq

John Wight | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
John Wight

In 2003, during the run-up to the war in Iraq, I was living in Hollywood, where at the time I was working as Ben Affleck's stand-in on the movie Surviving Christmas.

Democracy Is About More Than Getting Your Own Way

Tom Harris | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Politics
Tom Harris

I'm sorry Sam Parker feels that Tony Blair robbed a generation of their faith in politics. But he seems to be confused about the reasons why the disillusionment set in.

Hamid Karzai Is Only Saying What Soldiers Have Known for Years

Joe Glenton | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Joe Glenton

Karzai's argument that the UK troop increase in Helmand in 2006 created today's insecurity will sting politicians, but what he says is true. I remember the events clearly; I was in Afghanistan at the time.

How Tony Blair and Iraq Robbed a Generation of Their Faith in Politics

Sam Parker | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics
Sam Parker

Like hundreds of teenagers who didn't make the real thing, students at my school hastily arranged their own small protest, marching through our small rural town chanting and playing anti-war music. We must have looked pathetic, but we didn't care. We were adding a cry to a national roar that made the hairs on the back of our necks stand up.

Why We Must Not Forget Iraq

Emanuel Stoakes | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK Politics
Emanuel Stoakes

It has been a little over a week since the ninth anniversary of the Iraq war's launch. Watching the UK news over recent days, it seemed that at this milestone moment, serious mainstream media reflection on a conflict that officially ended only months ago were in short supply.