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Where is our Iraq War report?

Where is our Iraq War report?

The British parliamentary system has its drawbacks. The recent referendum vote to leave the European Union, for example, showed a surprising lack of discipline by leaders of the major Conservative and Labor parties, who were allowed to campaign for "Brexit" without much candor about the consequences, and now many of those who voted to leave regret their decisions.

But the British system does have clear, broadly accepted mechanisms for investigating major foreign and domestic decision-making — as reflected in the painstaking report released this week on Britain's lap-dog support for the U.S.-led war in Iraq. The Chilcot report, named for a retired civil servant...

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