[QODLink]
Middle East
Iraqis react to Blair war testimony
Residents of Baghdad feel that the UK inquiry into the Iraq war is a waste of time.
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2010 19:07 GMT



Many Iraqis have been watching Tony Blair, the former British PM, presenting his testimony over the run-up to the Iraq war in 2003.

But while many in London may be wondering how Blair could explain his rationale for going to war, reaction in Baghdad was a bit different.

Residents in the Iraqi capital gathered to watch the inquiry, which many say, after everything they've endured, is just a waste of time. 

Al Jazeera's Owen Fay reports.

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
Featured
Women's rights activists are demanding change after Hanna Lalango, 16, was gang-raped on a bus and left for dead.
Buried in Sweden's northern forest, Sorsele has welcomed many unaccompanied kids who help stabilise a town exodus.
A look at the changing face of North Korea, three years after the death of 'Dear Leader'.
While some fear a Muslim backlash after café killings, solidarity instead appears to be the order of the day.
Victims spared by the deadly disease are reporting blindness and other unexpected post-Ebola health issues.