6 Jul 2016

Chilcot Inquiry: the Blair-Bush letters in full

Tony Blair’s relationship with George Bush is laid bare in these letters released by the Chilcot Inquiry. Read them in full here.

Tony Blair told President George W Bush “I will be with you, whatever” in a letter eight months before parliament approved the invasion of Iraq, the Chilcot inquiry has found.

Blair sent George W Bush a number of these memos and letters between 2001-2007.

Some were released by the Chilcot inquiry, but many remain unclassified.

Read the letters here in full.

Most are original documents, six are sections of the report which quote from letters not currently available.