Brian Jones

Dr Brian Jones worked for the Defence Intelligence Staff (DIS) from 1987 until 2002. He was Head of the WMD analysis branch of DIS until shortly before the Iraq war.

Following his retirement, Brian was Visiting Senior Research Fellow at Southampton University’s Mountbatten Centre for International Studies.

Brian died in early 2012.

See Mountbatten Centre profile

All Iraq Inquiry Digest posts by Brian Jones

Opinion pieces for the Iraq Inquiry Digest:


Witnesses for WMD (December 6 2009)

Written Evidence to the Hutton Inquiry and the Butler Review (December 7 2009)

Copy of original submissions (December 7 2009)

An unlikely possibility – no more (December 15 2009)

Why the ‘45 minute intelligence’ still matters (December 19 2009)

’45 minutes’ revisited (December 19 2009)

Dossier Demolished (December 23 2009)

We need the whole truth about Report X (January 4 2010)

The Intelligence Fudge (July 26 2011)

Blair and regime change (July 28 2011)

Will Chilcot come too late to give us lessons for Iran? (November 6 2011)

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