Despite being informed by his Intelligence chief that the US was ‘fixing’ up the case for war with Iraq, Tony Blair rushed to join the Collusion of the Willing, purely to show Bush that Britain would be America’s closest ally.
Richard Dearlove, Head of Britain’s MI6, averred that the 'facts' and 'intelligence' were being fixed round the policy by US President George Bush's administration – in other words, the Americans were highly 'creative' or to put it in more blunt terms, lying.
Rex Keys, the father of a British soldier killed in Iraq said "I stand here a betrayed man by my government who lied to me about the need to send my son to war".
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