UK's Iraq war inquiry report delay prompts 'sexed down' fears

January 21, 2015 8:57 AM

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UK's Iraq war inquiry report delay prompts 'sexed down' fears

LONDON (Reuters) - New delays to a major report into Britain's role in the Iraq War sparked fears on Wednesday that the public would conclude an inquiry's long-awaited findings had been "sexed down" to prevent criticism of former high-profile figures.

The investigation, headed by former civil servant John Chilcot, was set up six years ago by former prime minister Gordon Brown to learn lessons from the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, which ousted Saddam Hussein, and its aftermath.

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