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The UK’s unconfessed war crime

The Chilcot inquiry has raised questions about legality, says Alan Storkey

THERE was a mild rinsing of hands and no expression of regret as Tony Blair appeared at the Chilcot inquiry on Friday, while the realities continued to be glossed by establishment lying. Let us recall what happened, rather than the spin.

The West, including the United States and Britain, supplied Iraq with a large quantity of weapons in breach of a United Nations’ embargo in the 1980s. The US provided aerial intelligence to help Iraq in its use of chem­ical warfare against ...

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Wed 30 Jul 14 @ 14:40
"I pray when I get het up" Our 2006 interview with Dora Bryan, who died last week. http://t.co/grdOL1tjdD

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