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UK Inquiry Blasts Former PM Tony Blair for Following George Bush Into Iraq War

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The inquiry revealed that once then-President George Bush decided on war, his counterpart, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, was his willing accomplice. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The inquiry revealed that once then-President George Bush decided on war, his counterpart, British Prime Minister Tony Blair (pictured), was his willing accomplice. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The head of Britain’s independent Iraq War inquiry released a damning verdict Wednesday on a war he said was waged on flawed intelligence and executed with “wholly inadequate” planning.

CBS News correspondent Mark Phillips reports that if you were to stack the whole report up, it would be two feet high, but the conclusion is simple: going to war in Iraq was not justified by the evidence, and once then-President George Bush had decided on war, his counterpart, British Prime Minister Tony Blair, was his willing accomplice.

Read full story at CBS News.

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