Iraq war

April 1, 2018
April 1, 2018

A war for oil #11: The rise and fall of Blair

Tony Blair's rise to power was meteoric. With his “New Labour, New Britain” slogan he snatched the biggest victory for his party

March 26, 2018
March 26, 2018

A war for oil #5: Talking mass murder in cold blood

It could have been just another glorious fall morning in New York City on September 11, 2001.

March 25, 2018
March 25, 2018

A war for oil #4: A war built on falsehood

For months and years, George Bush and Tony Blair built the case with certainty that Iraq is an evil power that possessed Weapons

March 24, 2018
March 24, 2018

A war for oil #3: When the friend turns a foe

Saddam was a great ally of the US and the West as well. His grabbing power was with the help of the CIA. He got all the support during its war with Iran. But then why did he fall apart?

March 23, 2018
March 23, 2018

A war for oil #2: Iraq's new deals make case for invasion

Planning for the Iraq invasion started much before the real attack, as soon as Iraq signed oil contracts with Russia, China and

March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018

A war for oil

This month 15 years ago, an unjust and illegal war was unleashed on Iraq by the US-led coalition that has fundamentally changed the world and made it even more risky. This most important event in...

August 6, 2016
August 6, 2016

The world the Iraq war made

With the land of the two rivers, Iraq and Syria, now a wasteland of human suffering and rubble, the Report of the Iraq Inquiry, commonly known as the Chilcot report (after its chairman, Sir John...

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

Tony Blair says world is better as a result of Iraq War

Tony Blair says the world would be "in a worse position" had he not taken the decision to invade Iraq.

July 5, 2016
July 5, 2016

‘I toppled Saddam’s statue, now I want him back

What effect did the Iraq war have on Iraqis themselves?

January 22, 2016
January 22, 2016

42 migrants drown as boats sink off Greece

A total of 42 migrants are reported to have drowned overnight in two separate shipwrecks in the Aegean Sea.