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Chilcot Inquiry panel find witnesses ‘lacking in razzle-dazzle’ since last Friday

Members of the Iraq Inquiry panel have complained that witnesses have seemed ‘lacking in razzle-dazzle’ in comparison to last Friday’s star turn by first-rate sorceror Tony Blair, whose triumphant appearance really stunned and staggered ‘em and left ‘em begging for more.

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Posted: Feb 2nd, 2010
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UK hostage ‘snowed in’ since his return from Iraq

experts suggest former hostage 'really needs to get out more'Freed hostage Peter Moore has been effectively snowed in at his Lincoln home since his return to Britain from Iraq, where he was captured by a militia in 2007. Mr Moore is said to be in good spirits despite being virtually a ‘prisoner in his own home’.

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Posted: Jan 12th, 2010
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Cabbie who sparked Iraq war does it again

The Iraqi cab driver who said he overheard two army officers claiming that Saddam Hussein had WMD ready for use in 45 minutes has done it again by infuriating London’s cabbies.

‘It’s bleedin’ war,’ said Alf Tubbs of the London Taxi Drivers’ Association. ‘The geezer who was the source for the intelligence that sparked the war drove a mini cab – no wonder Blair got it wrong. He should have got his intelligence from a geezer who’d done The Knowledge then he wouldn’t have got mini weapons of mass destruction. My members are bleedin’ furious.’

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Posted: Dec 29th, 2009
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M.O.D warned that emphasis on heroes is undermining cowardly soldiers

'Always one who wants to go the other way'A new report by military think-tank the National Armed Forces Institute (NAFI) has criticised ministers for creating a ‘culture of courage’ amongst service personnel.

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Posted: Nov 19th, 2009
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Glaswegian translators demand asylum after reprisal threats

The Conservatives today tabled a question at PMQs asking the Prime Minister to reconsider his government’s refusal to grant translators working in war-torn Glasgow asylum in Surrey.

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Posted: Oct 28th, 2009
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