“Announcement comes days before deadline when families of British soldiers killed in war had threatened to begin legal action over delays….In his long-awaited report, Chilcot is expected to criticise the use of intelligence that suggested Hussein had weapons of mass destruction in the run-up to the Iraq war. The former Northern Ireland Office permanent secretary is also expected to say that the UK and the US failed to make adequate preparations for the aftermath of the invasion.” The Guardian ….and more than this that half truths add up to a lie and the intelligence was wrong and most people in the general public at that time believed the intelligence was wrong, as they followed what seemed abnormal in the circumstances surrounding 9/11.
So Tony is making some comments before the reports arrival including acknowledging the intelligence was wrong.
And from Hillary Clinton’s emails we have…
The US documents obtained by the Daily Mail and published on Sunday are part of the batch of emails from the private server of former US State Secretary, Hillary Clinton, which US courts have made her disclose.
Among the leaked papers is one written in March 2002 by former US Secretary of State Colin Powell to then-President George W. Bush, where he said: “On Iraq, Blair will be with us should military operations be necessary…He is convinced on two points: the threat is real; and success against Saddam will yield more regional success.”RT news
The British have called for Blair’s indictment on war crimes something American’s have failed to do with respect to Bush.