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Official: Iraq report will be ‘cover-up’


Political Review

“Never believe anything until it has been officially denied.”

– Otto von Bismarck

Call us cynics, if you will, but we never expected much of the Iraq enquiry. There’s been a long history of enquiry cover-ups, in UK and USA: the JFK assassination, the 9/11 World Trade Center collapse, Bloody Sunday, Stephen Lawrence, the “suicide” of David Kelly – not to mention the still unsolved murder of CND activist Hilda Murrell.

But with Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood’s declaration that “I don’t think in any shape or form it can be called a cover-up”, the Bismarck ruling comes into play.

It’s now official. Sir Jeremy’s denial confirms that it will, indeed, be a cover up.

Sir Jeremy Heywood reports to the Commons Public Administration Select Committee

For instance, the correspondence between Bush and Blair in the run up to the Anglo-American aggression will NOT be published. Instead, the “gists” of…

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