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    New Report Excoriates Tony Blair Over Iraq War

    This fuse has been burning for seven years. That’s how long Sir John Chilcot’s official inquiry into Britain’s involvement in the Iraq war has taken to prepare — and it’s come to some explosive conclusions. Former Prime Minister Tony Blair promised U.S. President George W. Bush support months before he got permission for war from parliament, and the report questions both Blair’s military strategies and the intelligence he trusted. Though Blair says this ”should lay to rest allegations of bad faith,” current Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn could still call for criminal charges against him.

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