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#chilcot

# chilcot - Monday 17 April, 2017

UK's attorney general 'attempting to block prosecution' of Tony Blair over the Iraq War
# Invasion
# Invasion

UK's attorney general 'attempting to block prosecution' of Tony Blair over the Iraq War

Apr 17th 2017, 1:41 PM 12,268 Views 46 Comments

The argument revolves around whether the crime of aggression exists in UK law.

# chilcot - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Tony Blair's former number two now says the Iraq war was illegal
# About Turn
# About Turn

Tony Blair's former number two now says the Iraq war was illegal

Jul 10th 2016, 7:32 AM 13,447 Views 43 Comments

Former deputy prime minister John Prescott says the publishing of the Chilcot Report into the war has changed his mind.

# chilcot - Friday 8 July, 2016

'Reptiles and traitors' - how The Sun described Charles Kennedy and Robin Cook over Iraq War
# Chilcot
# Chilcot

'Reptiles and traitors' - how The Sun described Charles Kennedy and Robin Cook over Iraq War

Jul 8th 2016, 12:29 PM 29,677 Views 64 Comments

The Murdoch-owned tabloid demonised Kennedy as a “spineless reptile”, and featured Cook on a dartboard of anti-war ‘traitors’.

# chilcot - Thursday 7 July, 2016

"Shamed", "mournful" and "a monster of delusion" - Tony Blair is back on the front pages
# I Read The News
# I Read The News

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

Jul 7th 2016, 9:05 AM 19,233 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
# Chilcot
# Chilcot

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

Jul 7th 2016, 6:20 AM 12,600 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
# Lessons Unlearned
# Lessons Unlearned

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

Jul 7th 2016, 6:05 AM 21,382 Views 56 Comments

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

# chilcot - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 6th 2016, 6:00 PM 16,351 Views 37 Comments

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

Blair: "I express more sorrow and regret and apology than you will ever know"
# Chilcot Inquiry
# Chilcot Inquiry

Blair: "I express more sorrow and regret and apology than you will ever know"

Jul 6th 2016, 3:25 PM 15,210 Views 58 Comments

But, he says he would do it again.

Tony Blair did a solo run on deciding to go to war
# Chilcot Inquiry
# Chilcot Inquiry

Tony Blair did a solo run on deciding to go to war

Jul 6th 2016, 2:20 PM 12,648 Views 48 Comments

He also planned to back a rebellion in Iraq.

Tony Blair led the UK into Iraq war before all peaceful options were exhausted
# Chilcot
# Chilcot

Tony Blair led the UK into Iraq war before all peaceful options were exhausted

Jul 6th 2016, 1:25 PM 61,685 Views 132 Comments

Sir John Chilcot published his report today

The UK's Iraq War dirty laundry will today be aired in a very public way
# Chilcot
# Chilcot

The UK's Iraq War dirty laundry will today be aired in a very public way

Jul 6th 2016, 6:10 AM 14,214 Views 45 Comments

Former PM Tony Blair is in for a hard day, but a trial is some way off.