John Chilcot

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Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams is applauded by delegates including taoiseach Albert Reynolds after addressing the Forum for Peace and Reconciliation in Dublin Castle in October 1994. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Newly-declassified documents have shed new light on Britain’s failed attempts to stop the Clinton administration issuing a visa to allow Sinn Féin lea(...)

 Sir John Chilcot, chairman of the public inquiry into the Iraq War, has said that he does not believe former prime minister Tony Blair (above)  was ‘straight with the nation’ about his decisions in the run-up to the 2003 conflict. Photograph: PA

Sir John Chilcot has said he does not believe Tony Blair was “straight with the nation” about his decisions in the run-up to the Iraq war. The chairm(...)

US president George W Bush  and British prime minister Tony Blair walk together from their meeting at the US embassy in Brussels, Belgium. File photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

The calamitous consequences of the 2003 invasion of Iraq are difficult to overstate, for that country and its neighbours and for the security of the w(...)

British prime minister Tony Blair looks at US president George W Bush at a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in the US on June 7th, 2005. File photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

An emotional Tony Blair has defended his decision to invade Iraq in 2003, after a damning official report said he went to war on the basis of faulty i(...)

Former British prime minister Tony Blair  at a news conference in London on Wednesday, following the damning report by Sir John Chilcot.  Blair voiced “sorrow, regret and apology” for those killed in Iraq, but said he acted in good faith and did not regret toppling Saddam Hussein. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/AFP/Getty Images

A defiant Tony Blair defended his decision to go to war in Iraq in 2003, following the publication yesterday of a devastating report by Sir John Chilc(...)

Anti-war protesters outside the Queen Elizabeth II conference centre in London ahead of the release of the Chilcot report. Photograph:  EPA/Will Oliver

The UK went to war in Iraq on the basis of faulty intelligence, with inadequate planning for the invasion and its aftermath and before peaceful option(...)

Former British prime minister Tony Blair.  Former US president George Bush’s spokesman  said  “there was no stronger ally than the United Kingdom under the leadership of prime minister Tony Blair”

Former US president George W Bush defended his decision to invade Iraq in 2003 in response to the Chilcot report’s criticisms of the UK’s handling of (...)

Tony Blair, Alastair Campbell and Jack Straw were main protagonists in war decision

Former British prime minister Tony Blair says he takes full responsibility for the failings made in the Iraq War. However, in a lengthy press confere(...)

“I think the most important thing we can do is to really learn the lessons for the future and the lessons he lays out quite clearly,”prime minister David Cameron said. Photograph: PA wire

Prime minister David Cameron said the government needed to learn the lessons from what went wrong in the build-up to Britain’s joining the invasion of(...)

Sir John Chilcot presents The Iraq Inquiry Report at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster in London on 6th July, 2016. The Chilcot Inquiry, chaired by Sir John Chilcot, examines the circumstances surrounding the British Governments involvement in the 2003 Iraq War. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/EPA

Sir John Chilcot unveiled his scathing report into the Iraq war on Wednesday morning. Ministers, from former prime minister Tony Blair downwards, Wh(...)

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