Inquiry finds UK, U.S. failed to curb destabilizing purge of Iraqi Ba’athists

LONDON (Reuters) – A British inquiry into the Iraq War found that an aggressive purge of members of Saddam Hussein’s Ba’ath party led by the late, American-backed politician Ahmed Chalabi “had a significant and lasting negative impact on Iraq” that laid the groundwork for the deadly sectarian conflict ravaging the country today.

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From:: Reuters – World