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Blair Orders Inquiry of Britain's Iraq Intelligence

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Blair Orders Inquiry of Britain's Iraq Intelligence

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Blair Orders Inquiry of Britain's Iraq Intelligence

Blair Orders Inquiry of Britain's Iraq Intelligence

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Prime Minister Tony Blair orders an inquiry into the intelligence the British government used in deciding to go to war with Iraq, a day after President Bush announced a similar investigation. Last week, another inquiry — the Hutton Commission — cleared Blair's government of deliberately exaggerating Iraqi weapons data in order to boost the case for war. NPR's Guy Raz reports.