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Chilcot Iraq Inquiry

Extracting The United States From A Condition Of Permanent War

David Coates | Posted 08.01.2016 | Politics
David Coates

The scale and character of U.S. military action overseas didn't figure much in the Democratic Party's internal debate on the choice of a presidential candidate, but with that choice resolved it needs to figure now.

After Chilcot, The Brexit Inquiry

Trisha de Borchgrave | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
Trisha de Borchgrave

The just published Chilcot Inquiry into Britain's decision to enter the Iraq war of 2003 offers a stark warning about the dangers of ignoring experts.

Arabs shouldn't celebrate Chilcot, nor be happy with Brexit

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 07.10.2016 | Home
Faisal J. Abbas

Pity the Arabs, so desperate for a victory that many of us would even rush to celebrate a non-achievement, or even worse, an adversity. Two examples o...

Tony Blair's Day Of Reckoning

David Coates | Posted 07.09.2016 | Politics
David Coates

The Bush/Blair mindset that left them so confident about their right to rearrange other people's political furniture in a country far removed from their own is a mindset that has not gone away: and it needs to.

An Unwanted Birthday Present -- Or Why W Was The Worst President In Recent History

Dennis Jett | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Dennis Jett

Last Wednesday, July 6th, was George W. Bush's 70th birthday and should have been an occasion for celebration. He got a present that he probably would rather not have received, however -- the long-awaited report on the British role in the invasion of Iraq.

'TIME-BOMB': Former British Spy Chief Threatens To Expose Iraq Secrets

Posted 09.21.2013 | Home

The former head of Britain's intelligence agency has threatened to expose new details about the state of affairs leading up to the Iraq war. Sir Ri...

In The Loop and the Chilcott Iraq Inquiry

Armando Iannucci | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Armando Iannucci

I had no qualms about making In The Loop a comedy because the events leading up to the Iraq war seemed to me essentially farcical. The current inquiry in the UK demonstrates this even further.

Tony Blair's Great Game: Toying With the Chilcot Investigation

Charlotte Dennett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Charlotte Dennett

George Bush and Tony Blair take heed: The world is watching, and we're not forgetting. Your age of impunity is over. We are now entering the age of accountability.

Blair Called A Liar In Iraq Inquiry

New York Times | John Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Only days after Tony Blair offered an impassioned defense of his decision to take Britain to war in Iraq, a cabinet minister who resigned over the war...

Why Tony Blair will not be prosecuted for the invasion of Iraq

Richard Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard Hall

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's appearance at the Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq War was predictably slick. This was always going to be the ...

Chilcot Inquiry: Britain Anticipates Tony Blair's Iraq Testimony

GlobalPost | Matthew Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON, United Kingdom -- With former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's testimony before the Iraq War inquiry now only days away, the nation watches...

Chilcot Inquiry: Tony Blair Says Lord Goldsmith Was Not Bullied Into Declaring Iraq Invasion Legal

guardian.co.uk | Richard Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tony Blair has denied a claim that Lord Goldsmith, the attorney general at the time of the Iraq war, was "bullied" into declaring that the invasion wa...

When Your Nation's Only Accountability Is a Late-Night Comedian

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

Stewart was able to "compel" Yoo to testify in the court of public opinion because Yoo needed the Daily Show to help sell his new book. Of course, there's plenty of folks who could compel Yoo to testify in a real court.