Foreign Policy

Blair: No Regrets for Iraq

| by Russell Fine

Tony Blair faced 6 hours of questioning by the Chilcot Inuquiry on Friday.  Despite an intense inquisition, he stood by his decision to send 40,000 troops to Iraq and said that he believed, and still believes, that removing Saddam Hussein was the right thing to do.  He placed the blame on the failure of Iraqi reconstruction on interferance from Iran and misplaced assumptions.

More on this can be found at http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/jan/29/responsible-no-regrets-blair-iraq