The ISG Report, Margaret Beckett Responds [sic]
Ok, hold on to your hats folks, in fact, you should pour yourself a stiff drink, and make sure there are no heavy blunt objects within reach.
Finally, a Government Minister has responded to the Baker Hamilton ISG report. Margaret Beckett appeared on Radio 4's Today Programme yesterday [wednesday], the interview is online, and archived as a Lo Fi mp3 here.
Here's a clue to how it went - When asked [in the first question of the interview] if she agreed with the ISG report that the situation in Iraq is grave and deteriorating our Foreign Secretary replied
The interview goes downhill from there...
There can't be many people left outside of government who continue to support or have confidence in our government's position on the chaos we have unleashed in Iraq. If you know anyone who still does, be sure to play them this interview.