This video from London, England is about 15th February 2003 – part of the largest, worldwide, peace demonstration ever, against the Iraq war.
From Lenin’s Tomb blog in Britain:
Michael Ignatieff says he was wrong to support the Iraq war: “The unfolding catastrophe in Iraq has condemned the political judgment of a president. But it has also condemned the judgment of many others, myself included, who as commentators supported the invasion.” This is a logical move for a deputy leader of the Canadian Liberal Party, who would one day like to be leader, and Prime Minister. Perhaps the main reason he did not win a plurality of votes in the leadership convention is that he was one of the few Canadians who actually did support the invasion and occupation of Iraq. He got into such trouble over his support for torture that he was obliged to recant on that during his campaign.
Whatever objections one should have against some views which Ignatieff has not recanted so far, at least he, like Johann Hari and the ex-‘freedom fries’ US Representative Walter Jones (see also here), did recant their original support for the Iraq war.
More than can be said about other chickenhawks, like at Fox News, who, when their Iraq war went wrong for them, stopped broadcasting about it, replacing news about dead Iraqis and US soldiers etc. with ‘far more important’ news about Paris Hilton.
US pro-war vet says we invaded Iraq because we needed it as a base: here.