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UK Conservatives May Reopen Probe Into Iraq War Whistleblower’s Death


UK Conservatives may reopen probe into Iraq war whistleblower’s death
By Daniel Tencer | Raw Story

The death of a whistle-blower who said the UK government had "sexed up" a dossier on Saddam Hussein's military capabilities in order to sell the Iraq war has been one of the most intriguing and confusing elements of the war's history.

Now the UK's Conservative Party is signaling that it plans to reopen the inquiry into the death of Dr. David Kelly if it wins the next election. The move could potentially harm the ruling Labour Party, which championed the Iraq war effort and is now trailing in the polls for this spring's election.

On Sunday, Dominic Grieve, the Conservative Party's "shadow" justice minister, said members of the public "have not been reassured" that Kelly's death was a suicide, and if his government wins the election, he would want to reopen the case, reports the UK's Daily Mail.

Kelly, a weapons expert with Britain's Ministry of Defence, was found dead in a forest near his home in Oxfordshire in 2003, shortly after he gave an interview to the BBC in which he said that the British government was lying about its claim that Saddam Hussein could launch biological and chemical weapons within 45 minutes of giving the order.

Kelly's death sparked suspicions that he may have been killed for undermining the government of then-Prime Minister Tony Blair as the British leader stood with US President George W. Bush in pushing for an invasion of Iraq. Read more.

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DO NOT TRUST THIS CHARADE......both the conservative and liberal,labor parties supported the illegal war in Iraq, still support the illegal wars around the world by American empire, through Nato.........it is purely tactical

THE INVESTIGATION MUST BE REAL, NOT LIKE THE CHILCOT INQUIRY.......A WHITEWASH........AND PROSECUTION MUST FOLLOW, NOT WIMPY CAPITULATION

Kelly emailing Judith Miller...to warn her,"of many dark actors"?????? He apparently was clueless that Judith Miller was one such "dark actor", warmongering, Zionist, appeasing liberal warhawk.....promoting wars of aggression, propaganda in the corrupt CORPORATE LIBERAL APPEASING FASCIST/ZIONIST NEWSPAPER, THE NEW YORK TIMES.

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