Iraq War: Gordon Brown says UK 'misled' over WMDs

Iraq War: Gordon Brown says UK 'misled' over WMDs
 

The UK was misled over former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's access to weapons of mass destruction, former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said.
Mr Brown says US intelligence, which challenged the extent of Iraq's WMD stockpile, was not shared with the UK before it joined the Iraq War.
In an extract from his memoir, the ex-Labour leader says "we were not just misinformed, but misled".
Mr Brown says he became aware of the "crucial" paper after leaving office.
The Iraq War - which divided British public opinion - began in March 2003, with the conflict and its aftermath... read more

 
5 November 2017 in Regional, Views: 61
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