H/t reader squodgy:
“Hope on the horizon?”
A Labour leader breaking with the past 14 years of disastrous UK wars will provide a huge problem for David Cameron’s warmongering.
– Will shockwaves if Jeremy Corbyn becomes Labour leader include the trial of Tony Blair? (Stop The War Coalition, Aug 5, 2015):
A LABOUR leader who might actually support seeking justice over the illegal Iraq war? Only a few weeks ago such a thought would barely merit consideration.
The three original candidates have none of them distinguished themselves over foreign policy or of opposing foreign wars. But now, in an interview with BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitles, frontrunner in the leadership campaign Jeremy Corbyn has made it clear that he would support such moves against Tony Blair and others involved in the prosecution of the Iraq war, if the evidence was there to suggest that they had committed war crimes.