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# chilcot-report - Thursday 7 July, 2016

"Shamed", "mournful" and "a monster of delusion" - Tony Blair is back on the front pages
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"Shamed", "mournful" and "a monster of delusion" - Tony Blair is back on the front pages

Jul 7th 2016, 9:05 AM 19,005 Views 71 Comments

Much of the coverage focuses on Blair’s assertion that, in the same situation, he would invade Iraq again.

'We were right all along': organisers of huge 2003 Dublin march against Iraq War
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# Chilcot

'We were right all along': organisers of huge 2003 Dublin march against Iraq War

Jul 7th 2016, 6:20 AM 12,343 Views 43 Comments

Some 100,000 Irish people protested on 15 February 2003 to oppose the invasion.

Northern Ireland (and the PSNI) is all over the Chilcot Report - here's why
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# Lessons Unlearned

Northern Ireland (and the PSNI) is all over the Chilcot Report - here's why

Jul 7th 2016, 6:05 AM 21,351 Views 56 Comments

The British Army used the Northern Irish Troubles as its key reference point for dealing with the Iraq conflict.

# chilcot-report - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

'I will be with you, whatever': Conversations between Blair and Bush on the Iraq War
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'I will be with you, whatever': Conversations between Blair and Bush on the Iraq War

Jul 6th 2016, 6:00 PM 16,310 Views 37 Comments

Memos the British Prime Minister sent to the US President before and during the war show the close relationship between them.

UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan
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# Chilcot Report

UK forces over-stretched and under pressure in Iraq and Afghanistan

Jul 6th 2016, 1:42 PM 7,773 Views 14 Comments

The report sets out the challenges faced by British troops.