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Ex-MI5 chief slams war on Iraq
Former head of UK intelligence said before an inquiry panel that US-led war was unjustified.
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2010 21:46 GMT

The former head of British intelligence has criticised the US-led war in Iraq in a testimony before an inquiry panel in London. 

Baroness Eliza Manningham-Buller said that the war, which was launched in 2003, was not justified because Iraq had not posed a threat to the UK at the time.

She also said that Britain's involvement in Iraq invasion played into Osama Bin Laden's hands and radicalised British muslims.

Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from London. 

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Al Jazeera
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