If instead of spending five trillion dollars destroying Iraq, the United States had chosen to do good with it, at home or abroad, just imagine the possibilities.
"Rachel's untimely death was an inspiration to become more involved in the struggle for freedom for Palestine. We honour her memory and what she was standing for."
There is nothing that angers most Iraqis more than listening to Tony Blair justifying the killing of more than a million of its people by war and 13 years of sanctions.
According to Gallup, 99 percent of Americans believe Iran is a threat to them, just as the majority believed Iraq was responsible for the 9/11 attacks. "Propaganda always wins."
Half of those questioned said they believed Blair deliberately set out to mislead the British public about the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction.
Governments pay millions for his advice; he picks up vast speaking fees; he's regarded by the US and UK media as the go-to man on anything to do with the Middle East.
The contrast between cuts threatening to destroy the NHS as a public service and the never ending costs of Britain's war machine needs to be highlighted continually.
Amnesty International report says there has been a failure to investigate systematically the widespread human rights violations committed by the US and UK forces.
The US has established a drone 'operations centre' in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside which could be used to co-ordinate attacks in the Middle East and Africa.
The Iraq war bankrupted the British and American political class. They no longer speak for the people they claim to represent. Few believe any longer anything they say.