Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Chilcot inquiry: Iraq war increased terror threat in Britain, says former head of MI5 | Mail Online

Invading Iraq and Afghanistan has increased the terror threat in Britain, the former head of MI5 said yesterday.
In apparent revenge for being forced out in 2007, Baroness Eliza Manningham-Buller dismantled Tony Blair's case for war and Labour's claims that it would not put us at risk.
She said the conflicts had radicalised a generation of young British Muslims - substantially increasing the risk of a terrorist atrocity on UK soil.
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I loved the bit about Cheney/Rumsfeld picking through the dregs to present a more hawkish basis for action. Those guys should be in jail.
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