The impressionist Rory Bremner and comedians Bird and Fortune take a look at the history of Iraq through a series of sketches, monologues and jokes. They begin with the formation of Iraq by the British in the early 20th Century, through the bombing of villages to control the tribes, the establishment of a king in the area through to the modern day trade meetings with Saddam Hussein. Written by
Bob the Moo
Did You Know?
Back in 2003, the pretext for war is that in defiance of UN resolutions, Saddam Hussein has been developing weapons of mass destruction. And as George W Bush said:
George W. Bush
We cannot have a situation where the world's worst leaders are in charge of the world's most powerful weapons.
Since the end of World War II the Americans have spent 19 trillion dollars on what they call "defense", which they spell differently. And define very differently. If you were to spend $26m every day since the birth of Christ...