Our culture values certainty and dogmatism. We should all be more open about the times when we were wrong – and what made us reconsider. Here, seven writers confess all.
Rhetoric aside, how does Syria today actually compare to Iraq in 2003?
Ironically, those calling for an inquest into David Kelly’s death - ten years on today – base their arguments on precisely the values held so dear by professional journalists: the need for a full, impartial appraisal of the facts without fear or favour.
Blair was able to win more support for a full-scale invasion than Cameron can for arming a rebel group.
We shouldn't allow the experience of Iraq to prejudice us against intervention in every other case.
Ten years on, James Rodgers reflects on the invasion and occupation of Iraq.
There is little that Britain can do now to right the wrongs that took place but we can learn lessons.
Contrary to what subsequent reports would have you believe, the march wasn't a complete failure.
Caroline Hawley was the BBC’s Baghdad correspondent as Saddam’s regime began to crumble. She recalls the horror of postwar Iraq — and says although the slaughter hasn’t stopped, the west is no longer watching.