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Boris johnson said. “He went as far as accusing the ex-Labour leader of having sent British forces into the bloody conflict in part to gain personal “grandeur”.e mad” after insisting the current crisis in Iraq was caused by a failure to deal with the Syria conflict – not the 2003 US-led invasion.
Writing in his Daily Telegraph column, the Mayor of London said Mr Blair and then-US president George W Bush had shown “unbelievable arrogance” to believe toppling Saddam Hussein would not result in instability.
He went as far as accusing the ex-Labour leader of having sent British forces into the bloody conflict in part to gain personal “grandeur”.
He suggested there were “specific and targeted” actions that could be taken by the US and its allies to deal with latest threat – as President Barack Obama considers a range of military options short of ground troops.
But he said that by refusing to accept that the 2003 war was “a tragic mistake”, Mr Blair was “now undermining the very cause he advocates: the possibility of serious and effective intervention”.
Mr Blair said the West’s ‘inaction’ over Syria is to blame for Iraq
“Somebody needs to get on to Tony Blair and tell him to put a sock in it, or at least to accept the reality of the disaster he helped to engender. Then he might be worth hearing,” Mr Johnson said.
“I have come to the conclusion that Tony Blair has finally gone mad. In discussing the disaster of modern Iraq he made assertions that are so jaw-droppingly and breathtakingly at variance with reality that he surely needs professional psychiatric help.”
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Clare Short says Mr Blair was ‘wrong, wrong, wrong’
“We have left Bashar Assad in Syria. The result is that there have now in the last three years in Syria been virtually the same number of people killed in Syria as in the whole of Iraq. You have had nine million people displaced from Syria, you have chaos and instability being pushed across the region.”
Clare Short, who quit Mr Blair’s cabinet in the aftermath of the 2003 invasion, added her voice to the critical chorus saying he had been “absolutely, consistently wrong, wrong, wrong” on the issue.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage dismissed Mr Blair as an “embarrassment” who should hold his tongue – and demanded “an end to the era of military intervention abroad”.
And Sir Christopher Meyer, Britain’s ambassador to the US from 1997 to 2003, said the handling of the campaign against Saddam was “perhaps the most significant reason” for today’s violence.
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This bloke johnson is my hero,let the World know the truth about the invasion of Iraq,its out there now. He’s a War Criminal,let’s get the Bastard Jailed for it and the Mayor of Zero tolerance too,Who covered for tony blair when he admitted 15 Criminal offences and was promoted to Ridiculous Mayor of. #Teesside.