Iraq after 2003 occupation

Iraq-Syria ties shaken

Uploaded on Sep 6, 2009 Inside Story discusses the growing tension between Iraq and Syria as Nouri al-Maliki is ratcheting up his rethoric against Damascus over last month's deadly attacks in Baghdad. Other than fighting so-called terrorism, what are the other reasons behind Iraq's verbal assault on Damascus? And does it have to do with the political rivalries in Iraq itself?

BBC Panorama: The Spies Who Fooled The World

Published on Mar 19, 2013

Documentary 2013 - Panorama: On the eve of the tenth anniversary of the Iraq War, Panorama reveals how key aspects of the secret intelligence used to justify the invasion were based on fabrication and lies.

Hide and Seek in Iraq (Documentary)

Published on Jul 23, 2015

Horizon is Two's flagship 50-minute science documentary series. In September 2004 it celebrated its 40th anniversary and it continues to enjoy outstanding critical acclaim. Recognised as the world leader in its field, it regularly wins a sweep of international science, medical and environmental film accolades, and has recently won the Royal Television Society Award and the Prix Italia. In 2002, the British Academy of Film & Television Arts presented Horizon with the BAFTA Television Award for Best Factual Series or Strand. In 2003 it won the prestigious Images et Science award for best medical documentary and the Carl von Linne Award at the Living Europe film festival in Sweden. That year, a Horizon co-production with WGBH Boston won the Emmy for best documentary..


Invasion Anniversary - Iraq's Lost Decade?

Published on Mar 16, 2013

Ten years ago the United States together with a "coalition of the willing" brought down the regime of Saddam Hussein in Iraq. Instead of the promised democracy the country was initially plunged into violence and chaos. Now, after a period of relative calm, ethnic and religious tensions seem to be on the rise once again.

America's War Games

Published on Apr 25, 2013

The United States' military expenditures today account for about 40 percent of the world total. In 2012, the US spent some $682bn on its military - an amount more than what was spent by the next 13 countries combined.


Now that the war in Iraq is over and the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan will be complete in 2014, the stage might therefore appear to be set for a decrease in US defence spending. Even in Washington DC, many have argued that the defence budget can be cut substantially and the resulting "peace dividend" could be diverted to more pressing domestic concerns, such as dealing with the nation's continuing economic problems.

CWIHP Hosts International Conference on Iran-Iraq War with the National De

Published on Apr 23, 2013

This conference is being held in connection with the release, by the National Defense University and CWIHP, of a new collection of documents detailing conversations between Saddam Hussein and his generals and officials during the Iran-Iraq War.

Iraq: Sectarian tensions or wider discontent?

Published on Apr 25, 2013

Government forces storm a protest camp, igniting a wave of violence across the country. It is raising fears of a return to sectarian fighting that left tens of thousands dead just a few years ago.


Toxic Fallout in Fallujah

Since the assaults on Fallujah in 2004, the city has seen an astronomical rise in birth defects and abnormalities, including some too new to even have a proper medical name. VICE went back to Iraq to investigate.


Britain & Iraq war

Published onApr 15, 2013

The Iraq war turned into a headache for the British government only months after the invasion, with talks of Blair misleading the MPs to go to the conflict.

Lord Goldsmith, Tony Blair's top legal advisor and attorney general at the time of the 2003 invasion, told the Iraq War

Inquiry (Chilcot Inquiry) in January 2011 that Blair hoodwinked the MPs by claiming that Britain could legally attack Iraq even without a United Nation's approval.

Months ahead of its date of release, it is being made clear that the UK's Chilcot public inquiry into the Iraq war will be published without including crucial documentation.

The documents to be withheld include notes revealing the unconditional support for military action given to the United States by then British Labor Party Prime Minister Tony Blair, almost a year before the illegal March 2003 invasion began

A Decade in Iraq: Lessons and the Landscape Ahead

Published onApr 23, 2013

Stephen Hadley, Dr. Hanan Al-Fatlawi, Dr. Latif al-Rashid, and Samir Sumaida'ie joined moderator Meghan O'Sullivan for a discussion on the current state of Iraq. The speakers addressed important problems faced by the governments of both Iraq and the United States, as Iraq emerges from years of oppression and occupation