torsdag 14 juli 2016

Chilcot, part 2: How Tony Blair fumbled Iraq's child mortality statistics

Photo by Andrew Newton
From Significance
At a dramatic moment in Tony Blair’s testimony before the Iraq Inquiry back in 2010, Sir John Chilcot asked him if the invasion of Iraq had been good for the Iraqi people. Blair responded in the affirmative – and his main argument was that the invasion had saved the lives of tens of thousands of Iraqi children who would otherwise have perished at the hands of Saddam Hussein’s brutal regime.