UK Inquiry 'Toothless' and 'Feeble' in Probing Origins of Iraq War

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by Kelley B. Vlahos


He was defiant and unrepentant — he even made a few people sob in disgust — but there he was on Friday, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, sitting for a six-hour public inquest on his role in taking England down the bloody path to war seven years ago this March. Pity is, the chances of getting George W. Bush to take a similar hot seat here in the United States seem only slightly better than seeing Martians land a flying saucer on the National Mall...

The case against Tony Blair

by Patrick Cockburn


In trying to prove him mendacious, critics of Blair underplay his incompetence. His very fluency as a propagandist militated against long term military success. He conflates the invasion of Iraq with the long term occupation of Iraq as if both were seen as acts of liberation by ordinary Iraqis. The US and Britain might just have got away with overthrowing Saddam Hussein, whom most Iraqis wanted to see the back of, but a long term imperial occupation was never going to succeed because it had too many enemies inside and outside the country. It was striking in Blair’s testimony that so many of his references to Iraq are inaccurate...

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All over the world, citizens are mobilizing to take action to demand accountability from those who have been committing with impunity the highest order of international crime.

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Bull Feather Merchants discussed how fighting propaganda wars became the Pentagon's primary mission during young Mr. Bush's administration. This piece describes how the ubiquitous warmongery continues to manipulate American and the world into a constant state of armed conflict.

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Dr Hans Blix discusses Chilcot Inquiry


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