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About David Morrison

David Morrison has written widely on the Middle East including two highly regarded pamphlets – 'Iraq: Lies, half-truths & omissions' and 'Iraq: How regime change was dressed up as disarmament' – on the deception perpetrated by the British government to induce the British public to support military action against Iraq.

Articles by David Morrison

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Niki Seth-Smith is a freelance journalist and contributing editor to 50.50.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Al-Qaeda, ISIS, and the wider fallout from the Iraq invasion

Tony Blair was warned by his intelligence chiefs that invading Iraq would increase the terror threat facing Britain. If MPs had known this, would they have voted for war?

Was Britain's military action in Iraq legal?

The legal arguments used by the UK to justify its military action are highly contentious.

Lies, half-truths and omissions on the road to war against Iraq

Blair repeatedly misled parliament and the public over the evidence behind Saddam's weapons of mass destruction, and his ability and intent to use them.

Did Blair secretly promise Bush regime change in Iraq?

There is significant evidence that he did.

US scuppered deal with Iran in 2005, says then British Foreign Minister

Talks foundered because the US insisted that Iran must not have uranium enrichment facilities on its own soil in any circumstances, and the EU3 bowed to this diktat from Washington. This time, we must do better.

Does the BBC not trust US intelligence on Iran?

If the BBC wants to speculate on Iranian nuclear capabilities and the potential for conflict, why is it ignoring the clear consensus of US intelligence, and for what purpose?

Myths, falsehoods and misrepresentations about Iran

Chapter seven of ‘A Dangerous Delusion: why the west is wrong about nuclear Iran’ by Peter Oborne and David Morrison, takes up the basic facts in the public domain regarding Iranian possession and planning for nuclear weapons which mainstream media ignore, and asks why they do this. 

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