Tag Archive for Iraq

5 Years On

Lord Dholakia

Last Thursday, 20th March, was the 5 year anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. To mark the occasion, Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords tabled a bill demanding that an inquiry into the war begins before the next session of parliament. On Thursday morning, a group of concerned parliamentarians gathered in Old Palace Green…

Tibet and Iraq

Lord Soley

Question time on Thursday gave me the opportunity to make a point about training the Iraqi army and also about¬† Chinese repression in Tibet. These are both contentious issues. Iraq.¬†Whatever your views about the invasion of Iraq I hope people will agree that training the Iraqi army is vital for the future stability of the…