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Mr Blair said: "We underestimated profoundly the forces that were at work in the region and that would take advantage of the change once you topple the regime. "That's the lesson.
The lesson is not actually complicated, the lesson is simple - it's that. "It's that when you remove a dictator, out come these forces of destabilisation - whether al-Qeada on the Sunni side or Iran and its militia on the other side."
"You have got to defeat these people on the ground. The armed forces of America, the UK, France, other major countries have both experience and capability so even if we are using them in support of local forces, you have just got to decide what our objective is. "Is our objective to defeat this enemy? My answer to that is yes."
“If he's] committed a war crime, yes. Everyone who's committed a war crime should be [charged],” he said. “I think it was an illegal war, I'm confident about that, indeed Kofi Annan confirmed it was an illegal war, and therefore he has to explain to that. “Is he going to be tried for it, I don't know. Could he be tried for it? Possibly.”
originally posted by: Substracto
First they create the ghosts, then the ghosts haunt them, in the end, they make the ghosts a common enemy and send the innocents to fight them while they are miles away reading speeches mostly not written by them.. beeeeehhhh says the *sheep*
Does have a point though, doesn't he?
originally posted by: crazyewok
Tony needs to juts shut up.
Really he needs to just STFU......
Its him and Bushes fault the ME is like that!
I have a far far far far better idea.
We drop Tony naked into the middle of ISIS held territory with nothing but a 500ml bottle of water and publish the drop point to the entire ME.