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Geoff Hoon, the [U.K.] Defence Secretary, suggested yesterday (April 4, 2003) that mothers of Iraqi children killed by cluster bombs would “one day” thank Britain for their use.
— Paul Waugh and Ben Russell, Hoon is 'cruel' for claims on cluster bombs claims, The Independent, April 5, 2003
Posted Sunday, February 05, 2006.
A White House memo reveals details of a meeting between George Bush and Tony Blair confirming what many critics charged—that the US and UK had decided to go to war against Iraq regardless of if they got a second UN resolution, or not, and even considered using illegal deception if they needed to.
Read “Iraq: The White House memo” to learn more.
Last updated Sunday, March 30, 2003.
The Bush and Blair governments had been attempting to build a case for a new war on Iraq. In the wake of September 11, 2001 and the new war on terror, the two administrations tried to highlight the threat that Iraq posed to the world. Much of the world was skeptical, and there was a lot of propaganda from many sides. This page explores some of those issues leading up to the war.
Read “Building the Case for a New War on Iraq” to learn more.
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