There's blood on his hands - but Blair wasn't alone
Chilcot makes it easy to blame Blair. But back in 2003 millions could see that the war was based on lies. Many just didn't want to see
Published 10/07/2016 | 02:30
About three million people marched in Rome that day, February 15, 2003. Half a million in Paris, another half a million in Berlin, more than a million in London. In Dublin, there were over 100,000 of us.
In all, it was bigger than any protest, ever. One estimate put the global total of those marching that day at about eight million. Over three months, spanning a period before and after the invasion, about 36 million people demonstrated against the war.
But, we were on the losing side and we knew it. No one doubted the war would go ahead. And the military strength of the USA was enough to smash all Iraqi resistance.