Long-awaited Report Slams Blair for British Involvement in Iraq

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A massive report released Wednesday after a seven-year-long inquiry slammed former British Prime Minister Tony Blair for leading Britain into the Iraq War. The Chilcot report sharply criticized Britain’s political and military leaders, and Blair in particular, for taking the country into a war that was “avoidable,” and ended “a very long way from success.” What was Blair’s reaction to the 2.6 million-word assessment? Could the findings lead to legal action against the former Prime Minister and members of his administration?