Kevin Davie travels to the revived marshland home of the enemies Saddam Hussein set out to destroy.
Kevin Davie travels to Iraq, the revived marshland home of the enemies Saddam Hussein set out to destroy.
A string of car bomb attacks in Baghdad has killed 17 people, deepening fears of an increase in violence as sectarian tensions simmer in Iraq.
A series of apparently coordinated bombings across Iraq on the eve of the Islamic new year killed 15 people and wounded dozens.
The US wasted about $206-million on building facilities for a now-downsized Iraqi police training programme which a top official termed "useless".
For leaders who seek military intervention in Syria, Baghdad provides a cautionary tale, with violence and sectarian hate persisting a decade later.
Iraq's divided political factions sealed a power-sharing deal more than eight months after an inconclusive general election.
In a setback for Brown, who had hoped the inquiry would be held in private, Sir John Chilcot ruled that all witnesses will be expected to give evidence in public.