I think that it is tomorrow that the Chilcot report comes out, and it is so long since it was first commissioned that you could be forgiven for forgetting what it is all about. It is concerning the build-up and beginning of the war in Iraq, and Britain's part in it.
The rumour is that the British Army will take the brunt of the blame, and that Tony Blair is going to come out of it as squeakily clean as ever. Well he must have spent quite a bit of time bending a few ears, if not arms, over the last few years. There is even talk of trying some specific soldiers for war crimes. That should divert attention away quite nicely. It is 2 million words long, I am told, so it may take a bit of digestion before blame is apportioned.
I wonder if it will touch on the obvious fact that without the almost total destruction of Iraq followed by the swift exit of US and British troops, I.S. would probably not exist?
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