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Iraq: The inquiry cover-up that will keep us in the dark

Publié par carmion le 26/11/2009

Andrew Grice

"Gordon Brown was accused of strangling the inquiry into the Iraq war at birth yesterday by refusing to let it make public sensitive documents that shed light on the conflict.

"A previously undisclosed agreement between Sir John Chilcot's inquiry and the Government gives Whitehall the final say on what information the investigation can release into the public domain. Mr Brown, who initially wanted the inquiry held in private, was forced to climb down earlier this year after an outcry and promised that most of its sessions would be heard in public. He said information would be withheld only when it would compromise national security."

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"Iraq: The inquiry cover-up that will keep us in the dark", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2009. Consulté le 21/02/2018. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/iraq-the-inquiry-cover-up-that-will-keep-us-in-the-dark