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Memo From UK Attorney General Lord Goldsmith Regarding Iraq, 2003

Published February 12, 2003

This declassified document, dated February 12, 2003, is a draft of legal advice from UK Attorney General Lord Goldsmith to Prime Minister Tony Blair. Goldsmith states his concern that an invasion of Iraq would be illegal, citing his interpretation of UN Resolution 1441. The UK's Cabinet Office made the memo publicly available on June 30, 2010 as part of an Iraq inquiry.

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