Skip to comments.The Worst of Intentions
Posted on 02/28/2010 7:02:29 PM PST by jfd1776
Although it hardly made the American news, the Rt. Hon. Anthony Blair, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007, was called to the hot seat in London in February, testifying before Britains Chilcot Iraq Inquiry in what was ubiquitously referred to as his Day of Judgment. It seemed the political and media classes in Great Britain expected him to beat his breast in biblical lamentation for his vile sin of deposing Saddam Husseins monstrous regime in 2003. Perhaps the media and political classes at least hoped to see him sweat, or even see him beg for forgiveness, the way Richard Clarke did when he testified histrionically before the 9-11 Commission just as his Bush-bashing book hit the stores.
A ferocious crowd of some 400 protesters, outside the front entrance of the Queen Elizabeth Centre, bayed for his blood like animalsyelling that he was a murderer and a liar. Blairs car slipped in the back entrance, in what the media all referred to as a sneaky maneuver. (Evidently Fleet Street thought it more honorable for him to be pelted with the fake blood and then lynched for real at the front doorway.)
The prospect of actually destroying Mr. Blairs life as he knows it is not as far-fetched as it might sound. Earlier, the Inquiry heard from two senior Foreign Office lawyers, Sir Michael Wood and Elizabeth Wilmshurst. They told the Iraq inquiry the invasion was against international law and amounted to a crime of aggression. For his part, Human rights lawyer Sir Geoffrey Bindman yesterday said there was a case for taking action against Mr Blair for waging an unlawful war.
Continue reading "The Worst of Intentions" by Christopher S. Carson at http://www.newenglishreview.org/custpage.cfm/frm/57506/sec_id/57506
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As we discussed many times I still strongly believe that Saddam regime never stopped working on WMD in particular the precursors to make Chemical Weapons all the way till operation Iraqi freedom. I strongly believe that the regime buried the precursors in Iraq Western Desert also known as the Anbar province.
Joseph did you see the article Mark found?
Nice catch, jfd.
God bless you, jveritas.
Yes I read about this earlier. They buried all their WMD underground.
We need many many more like this great man.
And those were great days on FR - a very good group
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