We don’t need to wait for #Chilcot, #Blair lied to us about #Iraq. Here’s the evidence!


| truthaholics

We don’t need to wait for Chilcot, Blair lied to us about Iraq. Here’s the evidence. ~ PETER OBORNE, OPEN DEMOCRACY UK, 28 October 2015.

With the help of the BBC and Dr David Morrison, I carried out my own inquiry. The facts are devastating for Blair, for parliament and for all of us.

Two weeks ago I found myself in conversation with Dr Hans Blix, head of the United Nations weapons inspection team ahead of the Iraq invasion in 2003.

Dr Blix told me that Tony Blair’s claims about Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction were simply not an accurate reflection of the intelligence provided to the British government.

“The big difference in the British dossier,” Dr Blix told me, “was that they simply asserted that these items are there. But when Mr Blair asserts that there were weapons, well that’s an assertion and it was not supported by…

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