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Tony Blair admits Saddam threat was overstated

January 29, 2010
TimesOnline.co.uk
1/29/2010

Tony Blair opened himself up to a charge of misleading Parliament today when he told the Iraq inquiry that by any objective analysis the threat posed by Saddam Hussein’s chemical and biological weapons programme had not increased after 9/11.

That statement directly contradicted Mr Blair’s warning to MPs in September 2002 – six months before the invasion – that Saddam’s weapons programme was “active, detailed and growing”.

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