Peter Goldsmith, the Attorney General at the time, wrote to Blair eight months before the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq, but the premier ignored the advice, the Mail on Sunday claimed.....
In a court filing Wednesday, lawyers for Nicholas Slatten, a Tennessee native who served two tours of duty in Iraq before joining Blackwater, alleged "a disturbing case of prosecutorial misconduct, undermining the integrity of the judicial process," the Associated Press reports.
Condi set sights on Iraq as 9/11 unfolded: UK diplomat (Rawstory)
Sir Christopher Meyer, who served as Britain's top diplomat in Washington from 1997 to 2003, also told an inquiry into the Iraq war that the timeline the US and Britain set to invade Iraq made it impossible for the UN to determine if Saddam Hussein had active weapons of mass destruction programs.
"With British and US troops massed on the border, the new intelligence was dismissed," reports the Times of London.