image above: Extra!‘s cover story (7-8/05) on the Downing Street Memo
The Chilcot report, released today by the British government, concluded what most have known for a long time: that Tony Blair took Britain to war on the basis of “flawed intelligence” before all peaceful means were exhausted. The US has never called for such an inquiry; if it did, the media’s dereliction of duty would loom large, as it did in this chapter from Robin Andersen’s A Century of Media, a Century of War (Peter Lang, 2006).
Wayne Northey was Director of Man-to-Man/Woman-to-Woman – Restorative Christian Ministries (M2/W2) in British Columbia, Canada from 1998 to 2014, when he retired. He has been active in the criminal justice arena and a keen promoter of Restorative Justice since 1974. He has published widely on peacemaking and justice themes. You will find more about that on this website: a work in progress.
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