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Video: Does Chilcot go far enough on Tony Blair?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The long-awaited Chilcot Report, released earlier this week, found that the British decision to invade Iraq in 2003 was based on “flawed intelligence” and the invasion went “badly wrong”. While the report stopped […]

Video: Could War in Iraq have been Averted?

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. A British inquiry concludes the 2003 invasion went badly wrong, and Iraqis are still living with the consequences. Presenter: Martine Dennis Guests: Nafeez Ahmed, Middle East Eye columnist. Piers Robinson, Senior Lecturer in […]

Your Comprehensive Guide to the Chilcot Report

By John Lee. The Chilcot Report into the Iraq War was finally published on Wednesday. The report covers the background to the decision to go to war, whether troops were properly prepared, how the conflict was conducted and what planning there was for its aftermath. Among the main findings are: That the UK chose to […]

Video: Iraq War Report – UK releases Findings

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Seven years in the making in fact, the Chilcot report criticises Britain’s involvement in the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq. The inquiry into Britain’s role finds the consequences of the decision to invade […]

UK’s Iraq Inquiry to be Published Next Summer

By John Lee. John Chilcot (pictured), chairman of a long-running British inquiry into the Iraq War, has said he expects to publish the report in June or July 2016. In a letter to Prime Minister David Cameron he said: “My colleagues and I estimate that we will be able to complete the text of our […]