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Chilcot

The Chilcot Inquiry report is due out on Wednesday.

 

Will it be a whitewash or will it lay blame at the feet of some of the people in government at the time?

 

I wonder how its impact will be diminished by the present upheaval in the leaderships of the two main parties in parliament.

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I'm doubtful that it will throw much light on anything, but I hope to be pleasantly surprised.

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whitewash  !!

the truth will be hidden , Tony Blair will get away with it

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Sadly, you are right he will get away with it but not before some of the relatives of those who have died have their say on it.

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Ahead of the report being released it is feared Chilcot  will not say if the Iraq war was legal or not. Families of those killed are angered by this and will consider taking legal action against Blair.

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This is hardly news. It was said at the outset that the enquiry would not give a verdict on legality.

"There probably aren't many people who expect the Iraq inquiry to conclude that the invasion was clearly illegal but, just in case anyone is still anticipating a conclusion of that kind, it's worth pointing out that they're going to be disappointed."

Guardian 23 November 2009

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/2009/nov/23/iraq-inquiry-war-legal-illegal

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So what was the point of it then?

To investigate nothing?

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Here's a short youtube of Sir Humphrey in conference with Tony Bliar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8keZbZL2ero  

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Guardian

Chilcot Briefing

 http://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2016/jul/06/chilcot-report-live-inquiry-war-iraq?CMP=twt_gu

 

Chilcott Published here around 11:30am

http://www.iraqinquiry.org.uk/

 

Of course, it will be everywhere soon  after !!

 

PMQ's at Noon.

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Statement in Parliament 12.30 by David Cameron following PMQs.
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Waste of money !

We should have put Blair on trial, of course he would be found not guilty but almost everything in Chilcots report would have come out at the trial and the whole thing would have been dealt with far sooner and far cheaper.

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12 volumes? Hardly the sort of thing you're going to read before bed is it.

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So David Kelly may well have been right, despite having been pilloried at the time.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Kelly_(weapons_expert) 

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nozzer wrote:

So David Kelly may well have been right, despite having been pilloried at the time.

 

 


I have never been in any doubt that David Kelly was assassinated.

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Pity we do not have the evidence regarding Dr Kellys death, a lot of people support the opinion he was bumped off, why lock a file for 70 years ?

Who makes the decision on such things and can such decisions be changed via the courts ?