Analysis of the official inquiry into the Iraq war as it hears evidence from leading military and political figures. Follow the latest developments below.
As I write the stenographers and checkers are still grappling with the transcript of today’s marathon session (which, when completed, will appear here). But surely one of the most-repeated words both in Tony Blair’s questioning and in his replies was ‘hindsight.’
With the benefit of hindsight. Speaking in hindsight. Would one change that in hindsight?
That same hindsight should have prepared Inquiry-watchers not to expect any truly dramatic twists or turns today. Mr.Blair has had not just one previous witness session but almost eight years to confirm for himself why (in his mind at the very least) the actions that he and President Bush embarked on were the right ones.
Tony Blair returns to the Iraq Inquiry – and so does our blogger.
Chief correspondent Alex Thomson blogs from the Iraq Inquiry. General Sir Richard Dannatt came before the Chilcot folk with their gentle, leisurely questioning of various people involved in what
A fascinating haul of classified documents released yesterday shed new light on the legal shenanigans in the run-up to the Iraq war. Among them, we see the former attorney general, Lord Goldsmith,
“There’s a wonderful phrase: ‘the Fog of War.’ What the fog of war means is: war is so complex it’s beyond the ability of the human mind to comprehend all the
Channel 4 News Iraq Inquiry blogger looks ahead to David Miliband and Bill Jeffrey’s evidence.
The Iraq Inquiry blogger poses questions that Gordon Brown may face when he gives evidence.
Channel 4 News’s Iraq Inquiry blogger reviews a day of predictable evidence delivered in unexpected ways.
Channel 4 News’s Iraq Inquiry Blogger hears Sir John Chilcot mention plans to hold further hearings in Iraq.