Tony Blair Faces Iraq Inquiry

By Nick Robinson

Even before the attacks on New York, he told the inquiry, "force was always an option... if necessary, we were going to remove him."

Blair at Chilcot: a Well-rehearsed Performance

By Michael Billington

What did we expect? That Tony Blair would break down in front of the Chilcot inquiry admitting he had taken Britain to war on the basis of flimsy intelligence? That he would beg God's forgiveness for the deaths of more than 100,000 Iraqis? That he would guiltily confess that at the famous meeting at Crawford, Texas, he had given George Bush unequivocal support for military action?

Iraq inquiry is being 'gagged' after secret documents withheld

Crucial evidence about the reasons Britain went to war against Saddam Hussein is being kept secret it has emerged - leading to accusations that the Iraq inquiry has been "gagged".

'You're a liar and murderer'

Blair booed after telling Iraq inquiry he has no regrets.

Manufacturing Consent For Attack On Iran: Blair

Iran in 2010 more dangerous than Iraq in 2003

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said that Iran in 2010 was more dangerous in terms of its nuclear program than Iraq was in 2003. He made the remarks to a public inquiry into the Iraq war in London.,7340,L-3841531,00.html

Hans Blix: Blair's blind faith in intelligence

A month before the war, I told Tony Blair it would be absurd if 250,000 troops were to invade Iraq and find no WMD. So it was...

Plan to oust Saddam drawn up two years before the invasion

By Michael Savage

The document, headed "confidential UK/US eyes", was finalised on 11 June 2001 and approved by ministers. It has not been published by the Iraq inquiry but a copy has been obtained by The Independent and can be revealed for the first time today.

Clare Short at Iraq inquiry

Clare Short, the former International Development Secretary, certainly did not pull any punches. She told the Iraq Inquiry today that: Tony Blair lied in the build up to war - He deceived her about his commitment to UN involvement - The Cabinet never had meaningful debates about Iraq (or, indeed, anything else).

Clare Short: Goldsmith 'Misled' Cabinet Over Iraq

By Real News Network

Clare Short accuses Lord Goldsmith, the former attorney general, of misleading the Cabinet over the legality of the Iraq war.

From Information Clearing House


Defiant Blair: 'No Regrets', Audience Member: 'You Are a Murderer!'

Remember the Illegal Destruction of Iraq?


Chilcot inquiry shows UK's 'military linkage with US' is fundamental


Short: Blair “deceived Parliament”

The Press Association [UK]


Tony Blair deceived Parliament about the grounds for invading Iraq because he believed it was right to go to war, the inquiry into the conflict has heard. Former Cabinet minister Clare Short accused the ex-prime minister of ‘leaning on’ attorney general Lord Goldsmith to make him mislead the Government about the legality of the March 2003 invasion...

Informant: Thomas L. Knapp


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