Last week Dr Brian Jones, author of Failing Intelligence and former Head of the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Section in the Defence Intelligence Staff, featured at an event at the Royal United Services Institute. He discussed how and why Tony Blair and George W Bush, using distorted and exaggerated intelligence, persuaded their legislatures and their electorates that Iraq had stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction and was therefore a threat.

To watch the talk, please click here.

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