New Invasion Report Dutch Government Misrepresented Case for Iraq War

The Dutch government offered the US "political support" for its 2003 invasion of Iraq. A new report has found, however, that cabinet ministers were less then truthful in defending that stance before parliament.
Von NRC Handelsblad Staff
Willibrord Davids, a former president of the Dutch Supreme Court, presents the Iraq report to Prime Minister Jan-Peter Balkenende on Tuesday.

Willibrord Davids, a former president of the Dutch Supreme Court, presents the Iraq report to Prime Minister Jan-Peter Balkenende on Tuesday.

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