Bill Moyers summarizes the run up to the war in Iraq and the mistakes that were commonly tolerated. Everyone in this country should watch this video. Unfortunately, few will and mistakes will be made again.
Many, many people knew this information or a version at the beginning of the war. Many said so on the internet. International experts made the point that there was danger to our interests in this war. It became terribly unpopular to express these views and the error of invasion was commited.