Was it MI6 – not the Blair government – that drove Dr David Kelly to suicide?

Cannot “like” this but sounds as though he hits the mark on the sad end of a guy just doing his job and those higher up dumping him when convenient for them

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s British ‘intelligence’)

I’ve just been reading the excellent new biography of Dr David Kelly by Robert Lewis – Dark Actors: The Life and Death of Dr David Kelly

Be warned though – the book won’t satisfy conspiracy theorists because Lewis concludes that Kelly probably did commit suicide.

And it won’t satisfy anyone with even the slightest trace of anti-Blair sentiment either – which let’s face it includes just about everyone on the planet barring Dan Hodges.

So I can’t see the book being popular, which is a pity because I think Lewis hits the nail on the head when it comes to why Kelly died.

By examining Kelly’s life and career from the beginning, Lewis comes to the conclusion that far from being a disloyal whistle-blower – Kelly was in fact as loyal as they come.

He also suggests Kelly regularly briefed journalists on behalf of…

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