Hastings. Blair should be barred from public life.

Almost seven years since the Chilcot Inquiry was set up to establish why Britain joined the 2003 American invasion of Iraq, its findings have still not been published.

The mishandling of the investigation has become a scandal in its own right, with the guilty men permitted to sustain almost infinite delays.

Instead, we have a book by Britain’s foremost investigative reporter, Tom Bower, which shows beyond all reasonable doubt that Tony Blair privately committed Britain to war in 2002 before the Cabinet, never mind Parliament, was consulted.

The Secret Intelligence Service, then led by Sir Richard Dearlove, was conscripted by Downing Street to find ‘evidence’ about Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction, to justify a war Blair had already promised President George W. Bush he would support (Blair and Bush are pictured in 2002)

The Secret Intelligence Service, then led by Sir Richard Dearlove, was conscripted by Downing Street to find ‘evidence’ about Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction, to justify a war Blair had already promised President George W. Bush he would support (Blair and Bush are pictured in 2002)

He conducted systematic deceptions about his intentions, including forbidding the Armed Forces to conduct advance planning, in case the news leaked.

One glaring consequence of this was that vitally needed weapons and equipment could not be ordered: men died for lack of body armour they would have had, but for Blair’s prevarication.

The Secret Intelligence Service, then led by Sir Richard Dearlove, was conscripted by Downing Street to find ‘evidence’ about Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction, to justify a war Blair had already promised President George W. Bush he would support.

It has been plain for years that Blair took Britain to war under false pretences, but Bower has accomplished what Sir John Chilcot should have done years ago: interviewed nearly all the participants in the military, Foreign Office and Downing Street, except the former prime minister, who, unsurprisingly, declined to talk.

Bower provides the evidence for a moral prosecution before the Bar of history, even if we are likely to be denied the satisfaction of a legal one.

It is hard to imagine a graver charge against a national leader: wilful deceit of Parliament and the British people.

He joined in a course of action that cost 100,000 lives, Iraqi, American and British, yet refused to mandate the necessary advance planning because he claimed it would scupper his pretence of a diplomatic role, saying: ‘I cannot act an honest broker if it is clear that we’re planning to go to war.’

When Blair belatedly did commit himself to send troops into Iraq, he made his case for action by claiming it would make Britain a safer place.
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TAP – Make Britain a safer place.  Lock him up  ………… or what would you do?

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6 Responses to “Hastings. Blair should be barred from public life.”

  1. ian says:

    This article seems terribly naive in it’s beliefs. It is assuming that we live in an honest and fair democracy, where everything is as it is claimed. We don’t. It’s all pantomime. The banker Mafia own us all, the illusion is for control purposes and to keep us playing ball. Tony Bliar was doing the bidding of our owners, and rules were bent to facilitate this. They are trying to keep the image of professional government and authority in motion, while working like greasy weasels behind the scenes to get round these things, without admitting that it’s just a sham. At one extreme end Anthony could be killed and reborn in Israel or Switzerland, at the other extreme he could be let off scot free. He certainly won’t be punished. Sorry for overusing the tired phrase today, but the press are capable of normalizing the unthinkable, with Germy vine on radio 2 also a willing ankle grabbing stooge. I’m sure Mr Bliar will be finer than a fine thing.

    • Tapestry says:

      Totally agree, Ian. It’s interesting how Hastings is trying to present himself as not of the system, when of course he’s in it up his neck. He is, of course Boris’ main career path assistant ‘selecting’ him as the Telegraph Brussels correspondent when he left Oxford. Boris had apparently invited him to attend a Union debate when he was President, and Hastings accepted. Knowing how far in advance the Illuminati plan their politics, was Boris selected from University to bring Britain out of the collapsing EU and lead Brexit and the Conservative Party into another level of state power and control? He brought the water cannon in. Remember?

    • Great accurate insightful coment Ian
      Yes jeremy vine butter wouldnt melt eggheads. My parents think hes great. I sense otherwise
      The world operates differently as we know. And yes, Tap too good point. The illuminati plan their politics a generation.at least in.advance.
      Your comment Ian tells me we are in. The Truman Show.

  2. Tapestry says:

    It’s = It is. Its = of it.

  3. Lynn says:

    Yes the water cannons are a dead giveaway. They are preparing for mass eruptions. If our Uman rights are tied up with the EU then we will be left to rot. Uprisings will be inevitable.

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