Nothing justifies killing of innocent people.
— Tony Blair, CNN, January 15th, 2015
The publication of the Chilcot Inquiry which began in 2009 and concluded three years ago, investigating the illegal 2003 invasion of Iraq, so far costing a reported £10,375,000, is to be delayed until after the June 23rd UK European Union referendum on whether Britain stays in or leaves the EU.
According to the Daily Telegraph Prime Minister David Cameron is “delaying (the) Chilcot Report to avoid embarrassing Tony Blair”, whose government’s “dodgy dossiers”, produced when he was Prime Minister, were such an integral part of America’s excuse to invade, overthrow and murder many of a sovereign government – with the UK tagging along as the fig leaf “coalition.”
One dossier of special significance was that of September 24th, 2002, published on the day Parliament was recalled to discuss its fictional “findings.” Fairy stories contained within included a government “investigation” into weapons of mass destruction stating that Iraq possessed WMDs including chemical and biological weapons and that they had again developed a nuclear weapons programme. As was quickly established after the invasion, the all was entirely untrue.
Also included was the claim that Iraq had sought to acquire “significant quantities of uranium from Africa”, another claim also found to be complete nonsense.
In fact, had Iraq determined to have a nuclear programme, it had no need…