Fifteen years ago, on Feb. 15, 2003, somewhere between 6 million to 11 million people turned out in at least 650 cities around the world to protest the United States’ push to invade Iraq. It was the largest anti-war protest and remains the largest one-day global protest the world has ever seen.
Blumenthal, Paul. “The Largest Protest Ever Was 15 Years Ago. The Iraq War Isn't Over. What Happened?” The Huffington Post, TheHuffingtonPost.com, 17 Mar. 2018, www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/what-happened-to-the-antiwar-movement_us_5a860940e4b00bc49f424ecb.
As President Barack Obama formally declared an end to combat operations in Iraq, the anti-war movement that helped sweep him into office — and that worked for seven years to bring U.S. troops home — finds itself struggling for survival.