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Chilcot inquiry delayed until after Wimbledon

Sir John Chilcot has written to David Cameron to confirm that the findings of his inquiry into the Iraq war will not be published until at least after this year’s Wimbledon. In the letter Chilcot stated that publication of the report was taking longer than expected due to ‘Christmas and all that’, then the looming prospect of a skiing holiday in Klosters.

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Posted: Jan 21st, 2015
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Chilcot report on Hundred Years’ War delayed again

some correspondence still to be redactedThe long-awaited report by the Chilcot inquiry, set up in the wake of the Hundred Years’ War, which ended in 1453, is now unlikely to be published until next year, it has been revealed. The inquiry, which has been sitting for 561 years, was set up to examine the legality of the decision to go to war in 1337 in order that lessons could be learned and future foreign policy blunders prevented.

‘I am confident my report will soon see the light of day,’ said Sir John Chilcot, now aged 617. ‘The British public deserves to know the truth about why their fourteenth-century ancestors were led into war, and whether this decision was compatible with the Magna Carta.’

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Posted: Jun 27th, 2014
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Tony Blair to do ‘You Can’t Handle the Truth’ speech at Iraq Inquiry

"Heeeeere's Tony"Will use his second appearance at the Iraq Inquiry to deliver the famous speech from the film A Few Good Men.

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Posted: Jan 20th, 2011
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