Deception and Britain's road to war in Iraq

@article{Herring2014DeceptionAB,
  title={Deception and Britain's road to war in Iraq},
  author={Eric Herring and Piers Robinson},
  journal={International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies},
  year={2014},
  volume={8},
  pages={213-232}
}
  • E. Herring, Piers Robinson
  • Published 1 September 2014
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Contemporary Iraqi Studies
Ever since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, there has been a widely shared public perception in the UK and beyond that the British Government lied in making the case for war. One major theme has been the view that the Blair Government lied about the strength of the intelligence about alleged Iraqi weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and the extent of the WMD capabilities claimed by that intelligence. A second theme that has received less attention has been the view that the Blair Government lied in… 
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