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Tony Blair links Iran and al Qaeda

Posted by avideditor on January 24, 2011

Tony Blair is right. The jihadis are working together to destroy freedom and install there evil world wide.

From http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2011/01/tony_blair_links_ira.php

For the second time in less than a year, former British prime minister Tony Blair testified before the Iraq Inquiry on Friday. The Inquiry is investigating the circumstances that led up to the Iraq war and its aftermath. And for the second time Blair warned of collusion between Iran and al Qaeda.

In Blair’s estimation, the problems post-Saddam Iraq faced would have been manageable had it not been for the nefarious influence of external actors such as al Qaeda and Iran. No one foresaw their collusion on the eve of the Iraq war, Blair testified. But al Qaeda’s spectacular suicide bombings and Iran’s extensive sponsorship of terrorists and extremists were the main drivers of the violence that engulfed Iraq in violence.

Toward the end of his testimony, Blair described the two biggest lessons he learned from the Iraq War. He began by saying that “[o]ne of those political lessons is to do with the link between AQ and Iran.”

Blair stated [emphasis added]:

I wanted to make it very clear to you that I think you need to look at this issue to do with AQ and Iran in a broader context and also the linkages between the two, because I think there are a whole series of particularly defense intelligence reports from 2005 and 2006 which are very, very important in this regard and which detail quite extensively the nature of those activities.

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