Bush defends decision to invade Iraq following Chilcot report

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Following the release of the British Chilcot Inquiry report into the Iraq war, former US president George W. Bush has defended the decision to invade Iraq together with the UK in 2003.

Bush said on Wednesday that the world was a better place after the ouster of Iraq’s former dictator Saddam Hussain.

The remarks came hours after the publication of the lengthy inquiry, led by Sir John Chilcot, into the UK’s role before, after and during the war in Iraq.

The 2.6 million-word Chilcot report said that the invasion of Iraq was not the “last resort” action presented to British MPs and the public. It added that there was no “imminent threat” from Saddam at the time and that the intelligence case was not “justified.”

The report also said former British prime minister Tony Blair overstated the threat posed by Saddam’s supposed Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs), deployed ill-prepared forces to the Arab country and had “wholly” inadequate…

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  • Louis Lewis

    nobody fucking cares. ‘Mericans are more interested in Twatter, InstaFaceTwit, Nutflix, and other endless vapid entertainment and bullshit than be confronted with the truth. In fact, I knew this was bullshit from Day 1. Why didn’t the media?
    Remember, this is the nation that believes it is normal to laugh and not produce tears as your 7 y.o. daughter is supposedly lying dead from gunshot wounds in her classroom. But you spend your time asking for donations to her fund and that we need more gun control. This is a nation that believes over 100 people were murdered and wounded a faggot bar, but only a few ambulances show up, people are carrying ‘wounded’ people toward the club where the ‘killer’ is, and set the wounded down, laugh and watch him walk away.
    ‘Merica. Land of the Sheep, Home of the Slave