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Exclusive: US blocks publication of Chilcot’s report on how Britain went to war with Iraq

November 14, 2013

2012: What's the 'real' truth?

Department of State’s objection to release of key evidence may prevent  inquiry’s conclusions from ever being published, except in heavily redacted form

JAMES CUSICK , POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT
Source: The Independent
Thursday 14 November 2013
Thanks to W. 

Washington is playing the lead role in delaying the publication of the long-awaited report into how Britain went to  war with Iraq, The Independent has learnt.

Although the Cabinet Office has been under fire for stalling the progress of the four-year Iraq Inquiry by Sir John Chilcot, senior diplomatic sources in the US and Whitehall indicated that it is officials in the White House and the US Department of State who have refused to sanction any declassification of critical pre- and post-war communications between George W Bush and Tony Blair.

Without permission from the US government, David Cameron faces the politically embarrassing situation of having to block evidence, on Washington’s orders, from being…

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