Iraq 10 years on: Lessons from history for politicians
5 March 2013 Last updated at 11:18 GMT
The war in Iraq had a dramatic effect on politics and diplomacy in UK, in the Middle East and across the globe, and still has the power to provoke debate 10 years on.
David Thompson reports on the impact on Iraq itself - and how world leaders deal with despotic regimes.
He spoke to Prof Michael Clarke, director of the Royal United Services Institute, and to Ali Latif, co-founder of the Iraqi Prospect Organisation.
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