of 'Justice' Mr Straw the 'Nonsense ' man,
says Iraq war was legal
War wasn't illegal , Straw insists.
Jack Straw yesterday insisted the decision to go to
war in Iraq was
-despite the doubts
raised by the former Lord Chief Justice.
claimed on Monday that the legal advice justifying
the war, given to then Prime Minister Tony Bliar was
The peer who is one of Britain's
most respected judges, accused the
by sending in
troops to topple Saddam Hussein in 2003. he claimed
the Attorney General at the time LORD GOLDSMITH had
given the Prime Minister 'no hard evidence'
that the tyrant had defied United Nations
Resolutions against him.
But Mr Straw
yesterday defended the Government and said he 'did
not accept' claims that the military action was
ILLEGAL. the former FOREIGN SECRETARY added:
Goldsmith's advice that military action was LAWFUL
and in accordance with the Security Council
resolutions was shared by many member states.'
the Liberal Democrats said the 'damning' comments
meant a FULL PUBLIC INQUIRY was now
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