Ten years after the biggest demonstrations in history in February 2003, Confronting War Ten Years On brought together leading activists and commentators to analyse continuing Western aggression and how to confront it.The conference took place in February 2013 in central London.

Sessions were held on:

  • The Consequences of War
  • Palestine and the Crisis in the Middle East
  • Drones and Remote Control Imperialism
  • Art and War
  • The New Scramble for Africa
  • Islamophobia
  • The War On Terror Today
  • The international anti-war movement

A number of campiagns and organisations were represented with stalls at the conference, including Bookmarks, CND, Free Talha Ahsan, the Green Party, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Peace News, Pluto Press, Stop G4S and many others.

Speakers included: Daoud Abdullah, Tariq Ali, Nahella Ashraf, Tony Benn, Natalie Bennett, Phyllis Bennis, Victoria Brittain, Thomas Cashel, Noam Chomsky (via video link), Chris Cole, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Abbas Edalat, David Gentleman, Lindsey German, Manuel Hassassian, Kate Hudson, Shamiul Joarder, Owen Jones, Explo Nani Kofi, Hugh Lanning, David Lawley Wakelin, Rob Montgomery, Andrew Murray, Chris Nineham, Derrick O'Keefe, Mitra Qayoom, Sami Ramadani, John Rees, Salma Yaqoob, Rafeef Zadieh, and others. You can see many of the speakers' contributions on the videos page.