Holland: Dutch Iraq inquiry – a slap on the wrist for the government


Dutch Iraq inquiry – a slap on the wrist for the government:

"In January of this year the Davids committee presented its very thorough report. The main conclusion was that the military action of the US and the UK against Iraq “had no sound mandate under international law.” The famous US Security Council Resolution 1441 “cannot reasonably be interpreted (as the government did) as authorising individual Member States to use military force to compel Iraq to comply with the Security Council’s resolutions without authorisation from the Security Council”.

 

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