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Iraq Inquiry publication date criticised

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posted on Oct, 29 2015 @ 01:03 PM

The author of the inquiry into the Iraq War is facing criticism after announcing his report would not be published until June or July 2016.
Prime Minister David Cameron said he was "immensely frustrated" at how long Sir John Chilcot's inquiry, which began in 2009, was taking.
The mother of a British soldier killed in Iraq said it was "another let-down".
Sir John said the two million word report would be finished in April and then given national security checks.
Mr Cameron offered resources to speed up the process, while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the time taken was "getting beyond ridiculous".
The inquiry is considering how UK forces came to participate in the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 and its aftermath.

Really? over six years with over 2 million words, but first will have to go under review after publication before any John Doe can read it!! Why so long? is there something to hide? how much of it will be redacted? will we ever know the truth?

On a side note, Blair says he is not to blame for the delay.

Cost £10,000,000 so far, hope its published for free lol

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posted on Oct, 29 2015 @ 01:21 PM
Just like the Paedophiles in Westminster, maybe they're waiting for Blair to die before publishing the report fully?

Either way, nothing will come of it, which is almost as sad as the lives lost in this unlawful invasion.

posted on Oct, 29 2015 @ 01:23 PM
a reply to: corblimeyguvnor

Takes a lot of scrubbing for a white wash to be clean and white .Expect many redacted parts and no real clear answers to the War crime of the century ..
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posted on Oct, 29 2015 @ 01:31 PM
Two million words? That's about 5000 pages of A4. If you think a box of printer paper is 1000 pages, that's five boxes. That's 25 bound books of 200 pages each. Now that isn't going to be finished until April 2016. But then it has to be reviewed for "national security". So the whole lot is going to have to proof read again and again in order to ensure names, locations, departments aren't identified. Each page will have to be read through word by word. That would take years for one person, a year even for a group of people, months for a whole department.

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