Tony Blair should be taken to ICC for Iraq invasion: Salmond

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Scottish National Party (SNP)’s Alex Salmond says former British Prime Minister Tony Blair should be taken to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for involving the country in the 2003 invasion of Iraq if an inquiry reveals that Blair made a secret commitment to Washington to support the war.

The SNP foreign affairs spokesman has begun rallying support for the impeachment of Blair, pending the publication of the Chilcot inquiry report into the UK’s involvement in the 2003 Iraq invasion on July 6.

A cross-party group of MPs launched a campaign in 2004 to have Blair impeached. Salmon is now trying to reassemble the group to make plans ahead of the publication of the long-awaited inquiry.

While a number of lawmakers still want to use the impeachment procedure to hold Blair to account for his role in the invasion of the Arab country and its following occupation, Salmond said any prosecution of Blair should be conducted by the ICC. 

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  • gmatch

    We are in need of a new Nuremberg: Blair, Bush and the American people should be put on trial not only for Iraq, but for all crimes America and Britain have committed since 1945!!!

  • Zaphod Braden

    The Bush Family wealth should be distributed to the TROOPS who were maimed and crippled in the wars the Bush Family LIES America into fighting. The Bush Family has huge investments in “defense” stocks such as the CARLYLE GROUP and the Bush Family was PROFITTING & got RICHer as American Troops bled. Then the NEOCON-War Mongers (Cheney, Krauthammer, the whole list of those who spread and supported the LIES) should also be stripped. –

    W-rong Bush MURDERED the First Responders who answered the call at Ground Zero. BABYBush knew the air was toxic but he sent that Whitman woman, head of the EPA out to tell them the air was SAFE.
    http://www.propublica.org/article/new-docs-detail-how-feds-downplayed-ground-zero-health-risks, http://www.democracynow.org/2011/9/9/as_study_links_9_11_debris
    Now they are all dying of cancer after HE “used” them for photo-ops and to get rid of the evidence – quickly.