UK government was ‘misled’ leading up to the Iraq war

Pat McMahon Contributor
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Britain’s top legal official “misled” the government over the case for war in Iraq under pressure from then prime minister Tony Blair, a former Cabinet minister claimed Tuesday.

Clare Short, who was Blair’s international development secretary until she quit over the Iraq invasion, said Attorney General Peter Goldsmith withheld his own “doubts and changes of opinion” in giving the go-ahead for war.

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Pat McMahon