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#Corbynapologies: Labour has already said Iraq was wrong

The left-winger's position on the war might impress new recruits, but it's hard to see it as a significant departure

By Josh Lowe  

A U.S. soldier stands guard duty near a burning oil well in Iraq, 2003

Everyone’s getting very excited this morning over Jeremy Corbyn’s promise—made in a statement to the Guardian—to apologise for the Iraq war. In a way, it’s easy to see why. As the Chilcot inquiry report is delayed and delayed, Iraq stays in the headlines, while 53 per cent of the public think the decision to invade was wrong, according to YouGov. An apology, Corbyn’s…

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