United Kingdom

04/19/2011
Untitled Document Plans to exploit Iraq's oil reserves were discussed by government ministers and the world's largest oil companies the year before Britain took a leading role in invading Iraq, government documents show. Graphic: Iraq's burgeoning oil industry The papers, revealed here for the first time, raise new questions over Britain's involvement in the war,...
02/15/2014
Almost five years since its inception, the Iraq Inquiry led by Sir John Chilcot seems to have found its way to the conclusive phase with the publication of its final report due in mid-2014. The gridlock which stalled the Inquiry for years has been sorted out by a compromise agreement between Chilcot and the Cabinet secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood. The latter, instructed by David Cameron, in turn “...