Crimes Against Peace: The Chilcot Inquiry, Tony Blair and Iraq

Selected Articles: Crimes Against Peace: The Chilcot Inquiry, Tony Blair and Iraq


By: Global Research
Date: 2016-07-07

Britain is in political turmoil, but even prior to that, there was that old problem of why Her Majesty’s government went to war in a disastrous conflict that had no immediate, security related grounds. The reasons for invading Iraq were more ideological than scientific, more evangelical than rational.


From Winston Churchill to Tony Blair: How British Leaders Destroyed Iraq for over a Century

By Garikai Chengu, July 07 2016

After seven years, the Chilcot report has delivered a damning verdict on Tony Blair’s role in the war on Iraq, but British Prime Ministers playing a destructive role in Iraq is a centuries old practice. Britain has used its military might and commercial prowess to subjugate Iraq and control its oil resources for over one hundred years.

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Chilcot Report Postmortems: No Nuremberg-Style War Crimes Followup?

By Stephen Lendman, July 07 2016

According to Chilcot, “no imminent threat” justified war on Iraq, his conclusions saying: “(T)he UK chose to join the invasion of Iraq before peaceful options for disarmament had been exhausted. Military action at that time was not a last resort.”


The Truth About Chilcot. The Inquiry, Who’s Who?

By Craig Murray, July 07 2016

The death toll from the horrific recent Iraq bombings has risen over 250. If Blair had not been absolutely determined to attack Iraq on the basis of a knowing lie about WMD, they would be alive now, along with millions of other dead. ISIS would never have taken control of territory in Iraq and Syria.


Invasion of Iraq, The Secret Downing Street Memo: “Intelligence and Facts were being Fixed”

By Global Research News, July 07 2016

Chilcot and Tony Blair. What we have known for 11 years. First published by GR, May 2005  This secret UK government memo (which can be considered as the minutes of a meeting with Prime Minister Tony Blair on July 23, 2002) was leaked and first published by the London Times on May 1, 2005. It was posted on Global Research on May 8, 2005.

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