Tony Blair, who was Britain’s prime minister at the time of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. (Flickr / CC 2.0)

Early Thursday morning, a British inquiry into the Iraq War released a report condemning former Prime Minister Tony Blair and the British government’s role in joining the U.S. invasion. The Chilcot report — named after the chairman of the investigation, John Chilcot — took seven years to produce and contains 2.6 million words.

Thursday, Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and his team sat down for a live discussion of the Chilcot report and its implications. What does the report mean in the wake of Brexit? Does the United States need its own Chilcot report? And if so, will the U.S. be able to produce an objective critique of its own policy? Watch the live discussion below:

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