7,486. 12/13/2009

“Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said he would have found a justification for invading Iraq even without the now-discredited evidence that Saddam Hussein was trying to produce weapons of mass destruction. ‘I would still have thought it right to remove him. I mean, obviously you would have had to use and deploy different arguments about the nature of the threat,’ Blair told the BBC in an interview to be broadcast this morning [December 13, 2009].”

 – Henry Chu, “WMD Not Point of Iraq War, Tony Blair says,” The Los Angeles Times, Dec. 13, 2009

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