Of all the lies surrounding the Iraq war-one of the most insidious was that Iraq itself 'chose war'. Whatever Saddam had done, short of stepping down and appointing a pro-American puppet as his successor- his country would have been attacked. The US, we are told, was going to use ' arm-twisting' and threats' to get military action through the U.N. If that failed, they were going to go to war anyway. Bringing those responsible for this blatant act of international brigandry to account is the most urgent political task of our time. Here's a report on the steps Bush and Blair were prepared to take in order to start a war in 2003 from today's Times.
Read it, and then tell me why you don't think both Bush and Blair should be indicted.