On 20 March 2003, the US invaded Iraq with the support of British, Polish and Australian troops. The "Coalition of the willing" succeeded in capturing Baghdad and toppling dictator Saddam Hussein. Since there was no mandate from the UN Security Council, the attack is widely considered to have violated international law. Europe's press debates the grave consequences of the war which are still felt today.
Europe's media at a glance
Our database provides information on more than 500 print and online media published from over 30 countries. It also gives a detailed description of the media landscape in each country in Europe.