Bill Doskoch: Media, BPS*, Film, Minutiae

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The Chilcot report: Britain’s war in Iraq didn’t have to be

Seven years in the making and 2.6 million words in output, Britain’s Iraq Inquiry, chaired by Sir John Chilcot, was highly critical of the decision taken by then-British prime minister Tony Blair to wage war in Iraq, a conflict that reverberates to this day.

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Brexit: The Leave side emerges victorious

As I checked Twitter feverishly on Thursday night, the news I was dreading to hear broke around 10:50 p.m. MDT: The BBC was projecting a victory by the Leave side of the Brexit referendum. The final tally wouldn’t be known for a few hours later (about 7:20 a..m. in London). The Leave camp had won […]

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