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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-16-11 12:35 PM
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Iraq war inquiry report delayed
Source: The Guardian

Damning criticism of Tony Blair and the way his government led Britain into invading Iraq, and continuing rows over the disclosure of secret documents, have delayed the report of the Chilcot inquiry until well into next summer and possibly much later.

In a statement on its website, posted on Wednesday but pointing only in general terms to the serious difficulties it is confronting, the inquiry panel said: "Pulling together and analysing the evidence and identifying the lessons, for a report that covers so wide and complex a range of issues and a time period of some nine years, is a significant task.

"The inquiry has advised the government that it will need until at least summer 2012 to produce a draft report which will do justice to the issues involved. Very considerable progress has already been made, but there is still much to be done."

The inquiry makes it clear that Whitehall departments are continuing to block the disclosure of documents about the circumstances surrounding the invasion of Iraq.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2011/nov/16/iraq-inquiry-report-delayed
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libodem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-16-11 01:23 PM
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1. Sounds like a conspiracy
Mods, better bury this. We'll all look like nuts.:sarcasm: Next they will try to link this to 9/11.
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go west young man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-17-11 02:09 AM
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2. Hope Blair get's whats due him.
The truth needs to come out about what Blair and Bush agreed upon when they lied us into an illegal immoral war.
All the innocent people who died deserve that justice.
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