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War critics astonished as US hawk admits invasion was illegal

Oliver Burkeman and Julian Borger in Washington Thursday November 20, 2003

Guardian

Pentagon hawk Richard Perle conceded that the invasion of Iraq had been illegal.

In a startling break with the official White House and Downing Street lines, Mr Perle told an audience in London: "I think in this case international law stood in the way of doing the right thing."