How 9/11 ‘fundamentally changed’ foreign policy and set the stage for the Iraq war
It’s the 15th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attack on Sunday, an unprecedented act of aggression against the US that has shaped global politics since.
One unintended consequence of the 2001 attacks was that it “fundamentally changed” the US and UK’s approach to Iraq, the Chilcot Report concluded earlier this year, hardening the pair’s view of Saddam Hussein’s regime.
The Chilcot Report, which took 7 years to write, was launched by former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown in 2009 to look into the United Kingdom’s involvement in the war in Iraq. – READ MORE