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MI6 boss 'tried to sex up' Iraq study
... Antony Barnett, public affairs editor Sunday May 15, 2005 The Observer
Sir John Scarlett, head of MI6, has been accused of trying 'to sex up' a report by the Iraq Survey Group, the body charged with finding weapons of mass destruction after Saddam Hussein was toppled. In an exclusive interview, Dr Rod Barton, a former senior weapons inspector in Iraq, has revealed extraordinary details of how Scarlett and a top Ministry of Defence official intervened in a report by the ISG early last year.

There is a dark cabal around Blair
...,3604,1039694,00.html. There is a dark cabal around Blair If
post-Hutton wounds are to heal, then John Scarlett must go Richard Norton ... - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

No 10 fails to deny Scarlett's influence on survey group
... The Government refused yesterday to deny an authoritative report that John Scarlett,
the former head of the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), asked the Iraq ... - 5k - Cached - Similar pages

Is No 10 running scared of Butler?
... be repeated next week John Scarlett. The man who authored the September
dossier and now incoming head of MI6. Lord Hutton said that ... - 16k - Cached - Similar pages

Whose Head Will The Butler Serve Up?
... Cook says that John Scarlett told him before the war in Iraq that Saddam Hussein
did not have any weapons of mass destruction that could be fired over long ... - 18k - Cached - Similar pages

The perils of power
... It turns out the buck does not stop with Blair or John Scarlett or Richard Dearlove
or anybody. Ingovernment, it seems, there is no buck. ... - 9k - Cached - Similar pages

How intelligence was bent to one will and purpose
... John Scarlett. ... Sir: The Prime Minister and John Scarlett acted in good faith. So
did Andrew Gilligan, Greg Dyke, Gavyn Davies and David Westwood. ... - 37k - Cached - Similar pages

Scarlett asked for 'lies' in WMD report
... John Scarlett suggested that the Iraq Survey Group report should include claims
about Saddam Hussein's supposed arsenals - which had already been proven ... - 3k - Cached - Similar pages

Dyke: Blair's world of 'lies and bullying'
... Dyke says John Scarlett, former head of the Joint Intelligence Committee who was
promoted by Blair to head of MI6, had professed private doubts to a BBC ... - 10k - Cached - Similar pages

The Damning Evidence
... The disclosure put new pressure on John Scarlett, the former chairman of the Joint
Intelligence Committee (JIC), who is being urged to resign from his new post ... - 7k - Cached - Similar pages

An elegant box of sharpened knives
... afterwards. No one benefited from his approach more than John Scarlett,
then head of the joint intelligence committee. The report ... - 50k - Cached - Similar pages


Blair has won — in his playground cheat way
... that Jack Straw honestly thought the Prime Minister did not need to hear how key
evidence for his case had been kicked away; that John Scarlett brushed aside ... - 9k - Cached - Similar pages

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... Inside he found Mr Blair's chief foreign policy adviser with Sir David Omand, the
Security and Intelligence Co-ordinator, and John Scarlett, chairman of the ... - 21k - Cached - Similar pages

Blair sexed up the evidence to justify his own decision
... These concerns were also evident in the rather desperate last-minute plea issued
by Sir John Scarlett for the intelligence agencies to scrape the bottom of the ... - 9k - Cached - Similar pages

Blair's sorry spectacle
... wrong. If he was responsible for the misjudgment, then he should resign,
and if he wasn't, then John Scarlett should be fired. None ... - 5k - Cached - Similar pages

Prime Minister's Question Time
... written for Mr Blair by Alastair Campbell, Downing Street's former director of
communications, and approved by the JIC chairman, John Scarlett, who claimed ... - 13k - Cached - Similar pages

Democracy in UK?
... by Menzies Campbell in today's Independent - which says, "The Government refused
yesterday to deny an authoritative report that John Scarlett, the former head ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Whatever Butler's verdict, Blair will know no shame
... He has toned down his addiction to WMD. He has rid himself of Alastair Campbell
and put John Scarlett beyond reach. He sees no reason to apologise. ... - 10k - Cached - Similar pages

INBOX warmwell April - Mid August 2004
... Aug 3 ~ Tom Mangold's revelations about John Scarlett - the "golden nuggets" - has
not been denied by Number Ten. See Independent and democracy page. ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

2: The heart of the matter ... did iraq have WMD?
... We've got to find a way to get over this by having better intelligence material.”
Downing Street, it seemed, was also pressurising John Scarlett, the former ... - 13k - Cached - Similar pages

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... Tuesday September 23 2003, 2.00 pm John Scarlett, chairman of the joint
intelligence committee Assistant chief constable Michael Page. ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages


Jenkins on No more inquiries, now Parliament must do its job
... As John Keegan points out in his Intelligence in War, intelligence is always a tissue
of ... To adapt Belloc, “its sins were Scarlett but its pages read”. ... - 10k - Cached - Similar pages
... The head of Whitehall's Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), John Scarlett, was head
of MI6's Moscow station and reputedly the last man in that city to wear ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages

Democracy Watch ~ Stories from the Press
... instincts towards the media have sinister Russian and Italian echoes - says John
Kampfer in ... "I do not consider it was improper for Mr Scarlett [chairman of the ... - 101k - Cached - Similar pages