Blowback after Bush 'Iraq' invasion gaffe

By Meg Kinnard
Updated May 19 2022 - 10:01pm, first published 9:55pm
George W Bush's gaffe was condemned by critics pointing to his decision to invade Iraq in 2003.

Former president George W Bush is facing criticism after mistakenly describing the invasion of Iraq, which he led as commander in chief, as "brutal" and "wholly unjustified" before correcting himself to say he meant to refer to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.