Tony Blair and the war

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  1. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

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    http://politics.guardian.co.uk/columnist/story/0,,2104883,00.html

    Cock-up or conspiracy? An essentially good man duped by the real hands on the tiller in the White House, or the beginnings of post-term spin and revisionism?
     
  2. skunk macrumors G4

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    A culpable war criminal. Impotence is no defence in the Law.
     
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  4. solvs macrumors 603

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    He knew what he was getting into. It went south almost from the very beginning of the "reconstruction" period after Saddam was out. He continued to support it, and continues to support Bush. He could have been more cautious from the get go, but there is no excuse for his continued support.
     
  5. toontra macrumors 6502

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    What the article reminds us is that Blair was preparing for war whilst pretending he was seeking UN intervention and other diplomatic resolutions. In other words he lied publicly and repeatedly for the 9 months from June 2002 to March 2003. He lied in order to take his country into an illegal war. That makes him a war criminal IMO.
     

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