Flashback, Reality! US & UK Had No Legitimate Reason to Invade Iraq!

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

George W. Bush and Tony Blair engaged in an illegal war of aggression against Iraq

George W. Bush and Tony Blair engaged in an illegal war of aggression against Iraq

BREAKING: Long-Awaited Chilcot Report Shows US & UK Had No Reason to Invade Iraq:
http://thefreethoughtproject.com/chilcot-report-iraq-war/

(Claire Bernish)

In a damning commentary on the rush to invade Iraq, Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry found “diplomatic options had not” at the time “been exhausted. Military action was therefore not a last resort — as then Prime Minister Tony Blair led the people of the U.K. to believe.

While the Chilcot Report proffers scathing insight into the circumstances surrounding the U.K.’s part in one of the most contentious invasions of a sovereign state in modern times, findings dually skewer then U.S. President George W. Bush’s reckless rush to force military action.

“Military action might have been necessary later,” the BBC summarized several key points found by the Inquiry, “but in March 2003: There was no imminent threat from Saddam Hussein; The strategy of containment could have been adapted and continued for some time; The majority of the Security Council supported continuing UN inspections and monitoring.

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Flashback, Reality!

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