Originally posted by zeeblebot
The privately Blair-appointed Butler Commission, whose own report was issued after the aforementioned public investigation, concluded that the report Saddam's government was seeking uranium in Africa appeared credible:
a. It is accepted by all parties that Iraqi officials visited Niger in 1999.
...[text shortened]... hased, as opposed to having sought, uranium, and the British government did not claim this.
1. Launch a Public Enquiry
2. It makes a report with findings that politicians don't like
3. Politicians commission a Review of the report
4. The Terms Of Reference for this Review guarantee that the findings will be to the politicians' liking
5. The Review makes a report with findings that are to the politicians' liking