The United States went to war in Iraq on a false pretense that it was somehow avenging those killed on Sept. 11.
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Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared on Order from Chaos.
Two things come together this week that highlight the deep connection between today’s Saudi policies and the 2003 Iraq War: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits Washington as the town commemorates the 15th anniversary of that disastrous conflict. The connection may be deeper than many acknowledge.
The Chilcot Inquiry into the Blair Government’s 2003 decision to go to war with Iraq examines at length the role of the lawyers under immense policy and political pressure.
Earlier today, The Iraq Inquiry, a highly-anticipated inquiry into the United Kingdom’s role in the Iraq War, delivered a damning verdict of the government’s decision under then-Prime Minister Tony Blair to join the invasion.
Editor's Note: This article orginally appeared on Markaz.