Jul 7, 2016

Criticized for sloppy Iraq reporting, U.K. spy agencies pursue reform

Britain’s foreign spy agency concluded within months of the invasion of Iraq that two key intelligence reports it had received about Iraqi weapons of mass destruction were fabricated, a British inquiry disclosed on Wednesday. In September 2002, the Secret Intelligence Service, known as SIS ...

Iraq War casts long shadow over Britain

Jul 6, 2016

Iraq War casts long shadow over Britain

Britain’s war in Iraq, to be examined in a major report due out Wednesday, instilled a deep sense of distrust toward military intervention that still casts a shadow over foreign policy, analysts say. The decision to join the U.S.-led invasion in 2003 on the ...

Trump praises Saddam: 'He killed terrorists ... so good'

Jul 6, 2016

Trump praises Saddam: 'He killed terrorists ... so good'

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who frequently criticizes U.S. foreign policy under President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, has praised former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s ruthlessness. “Saddam Hussein was a bad guy, right? . . . But you know ...