U.K. Iraq Inquiry Finds Invasion Wasn’t Last Resort

Britain’s involvement in the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq was a failure, carried out before peaceful options had been exhausted and based on intelligence that was overstated, an official inquiry concluded. The investigation into the build-up to the war, its execution, and aftermath is highly critical of government ministers, the intelligence services and the military. But the biggest impact of the report, published Wednesday by former civil servant John Chilcot, will be on the reputation of former Prime Minister Tony Blair, the man responsible for Britain’s involvement.

Trump Calls China Move Against N. Korea 'Unexpected'
25:23 - President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on individuals, companies and banks doing business with North Korea as the U.S. increases pressure on Pyongyang for its weapons programs. Bloomberg's Joe Sobczyk reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia." (Source: Bloomberg)
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