Jack Straw: Haunted by a Iraq war?
June 4, 2016 - Picnic Time
The preference by a US and UK to invade Iraq in 2003 was met with defamation around a universe during a time – and is still vivid a principal architects.
On a British side, it was Prime Minister Tony Blair and his Foreign Secretary Jack Straw who took their nation into war. Ever since, there’s been an heated discuss about because they did so.
Leaks from a final report, that is 2.6 million difference in total, advise that both a primary apportion and unfamiliar secretary come underneath serious criticism.
Jack Straw was a pivotal declare during a Chilcot Inquiry, where he insisted that he upheld an conflict on Iraq for good reasons: to destroy Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction.
But a justification that Saddam Hussein hexed such weapons was hotly contested during a time, and was shown to be fake after a invasion.
“Of march we bewail a fact that a basement on that we done a decision, that was that there were endless land of what we knew Saddam had had, land of really dangerous chemical and biological weapons, were not found,” he tells Al Jazeera.
Jack Straw stayed on in a British Parliament until 2015. He is now campaigning for a UK to sojourn in a EU in a referendum on Jun 23, and also lectures on general relations.
On this part of Talk to Al Jazeera, the former UK unfamiliar secretary talks about Turkish-Iranian relations, Western involvement in Syria’s war; a hazard of ISIL; Tony Blair’s legacy’; and a issues behind a “most formidable preference of his life” – a advance of Iraq.
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Source: Al Jazeera