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Iraq Inquiry - Any Nearer The Truth?

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Chil1234 · 02/02/2011 13:36

Jack Straw is the latest one up before the beak, rehashing the carefully rehearsed version of events that is so conveniently not recorded properly because, as we've discovered, Tony preferred to chat about trivia like going to war on a more informal basis and liked to leave out awkward people who might raise legal objections.

Are we any nearer the truth after all these years? Or are we going to have to wait until the statute of limitations lets us see the original documents?

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newwave · 02/02/2011 17:20

I doubt we will ever know the "truth".

If we did we would probably need war crimes trials.

NunOnTheRun · 24/11/2011 00:27

Bush and Blair found guilty of war crimes for Iraq attack

'..A tribunal in Malaysia, spearheaded by that nation?s former Prime Minister, yesterday found George Bush and Tony Blair guilty of ?crimes against peace? and other war crimes for their 2003 aggressive attack on Iraq, as well as fabricating pretexts used to justify the attack. The seven-member Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Tribunal ? which featured an American law professor as one of its chief prosecutors ? has no formal enforcement power, but was modeled after a 1967 tribunal in Sweden and Denmark that found the U.S. guilty of a war of aggression in Vietnam, and, even more so, after the U.S.-led Nuremberg Tribunal held after World War II. Just as the U.S. steadfastly ignored the 1967 tribunal on Vietnam, Bush and Blair both ignored the summons sent to them and thus were tried in absentia..."

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Wednesday, Nov 23, 2011 5:17 PM BST

www.salon.com/2011/11/23/bush_and_blair_found_guilty_of_war_crimes_for_iraq_attack/

feirless · 03/12/2011 23:53
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this video might help a little more, it goes into more detail than that news story.
feirless · 03/12/2011 23:53

rollseyes
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