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Tony Blair: To Defeat Anti-Semitism We Must Defeat Radical Islam

Europe must not only defeat violence in order to tackle rising anti-Semitism in Europe but the “very ideology” of radical Islam, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said at a Brussels dinner to commemorate International Holocaust...Show More Summary

Blair calls for ground troops to battle Islamic State group, says airstrikes not enough

Air strikes are “not enough” to stop the spread of the Islamic State (IS) and Western nations need to send ground troops to Syria and elsewhere in the Middle East to battle the jihadist group, former British prime minister Tony Blair said Tuesday. Blair, who served as a Middle East peace envoy after his ten […]

Tony Blair Refuses to Attend Inquiry Into Libya-Backed IRA Terrorism

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has declined to take part in a parliamentary inquiry into the Irish Republican Army (IRA) bombings using Libyan weapons, local media reported Friday, citing Blair’s response to the chairman of the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee.

This new Amazon show almost used Donald Trump's face as the mask of a killer

Donald Trump was nearly the face of the killer on Amazon's upcoming original series "Mad Dogs." Amazon's drama is based on the British series, in which the villain wore a mask of former British prime minister Tony Blair. As with the UK show, the producers of Amazon's show looked at politicians, including Bill Clinton. Show More Summary

Muammar Gadhafi Warned Ex-U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair His Ousting Would ‘Open Door’ to Jihadis

4 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

    Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair, left, meets the deceased former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi at his desert base south of Tripoli in 2007. (Leon Neal / AP) Transcripts of two fraught telephone conversations between former...Show More Summary

Telephone Transcripts Show Warm Rapport Between Bill Clinton, Tony Blair

Newly released telephone transcripts show former President Bill Clinton and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, men long identified as cut from similar political cloth, had a candid, frank and warm relationship.

Most of Those Viral Clinton-Blair Conversations Are Fake

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Clinton Presidential Library recently released transcripts between President Bill Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair dating back from the 1990s. The real conversations are candid and illuminating. But many transcripts that are being passed around on social media are fake. Read more...

Exchange of the Day

From the newly-released transcripts of conversations between President Bill Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Blair: “Yes, Bill. Nice to hear from you.” Clinton: “I apologize for call you so late in the evening.” Blair: “That’s quite all right. [...]

‘That choirboy look’: Clinton and Blair transcripts released

last monthNews : Newsweek: US

The surprisingly intimate relationship between former U.S. President Bill Clinton and ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair has been revealed in transcripts of conversations between the two men, following a BBC freedom of information (FOI) request. Show More Summary

Russian President Putin Has ‘Enormous Potential’ – Bill Clinton

Former US president Bill Clinton said Russian President Vladimir Putin had "enormous potential" in a conversation with former British prime minister Tony Blair, The New York Times reports citing newly-released documents.

Bluntness and an R-Rating in Bill Clinton Transcripts

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

Newly released documents offer a fresh look at Bill Clinton’s later years in the White House, including transcribed phone calls and meetings with Tony Blair, the British prime minister.

Gaddafi's Grim Prophecy Fulfills as Terrorism Spreads Across Europe

Turns out Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was right when he told former British Prime Minister Tony Blair that if his regime failed then Islamic extremists would attack Europe, leaked phone conversations between the two leaders revealed, according to the Telegraph.

US President Bill Clinton: “We’ve all taken our licks for Gerry”.

last monthNews : Slugger O'Toole

The BBC’s freedom of information specialist, Martin Rosenbaum, has been reading through transcripts of calls and meetings between US President Bill Clinton and UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, between 1997 and 2000, which were released following a BBC freedom of information request to the Clinton Presidential Library. Show More Summary

UK's Straw Trying to ‘Re-Write History' Over British Rendition Complicity

As debate rages on about former British Prime Minister Tony Blair's knowledge of alleged UK complicity in the US' post 9/11 rendition and torture program, former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has been accused of trying to "re-write history" over his knowledge or British involvement in the scheme.

Spanish Government Using Obstructionism And Bureaucracy To Nullify Transparency Law

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

For obvious reasons, many politicians hate the whole idea of allowing freedom of information requests. Former prime minister Tony Blair, whose government brought in the UK's Freedom of Information Act, said he bitterly regretted doing so. Show More Summary

Amanpour Blames Tony Blair for Paris, San Bernardino; ‘Do You Feel Responsibility’ Because of Iraq?

On her eponymous CNN show on Thursday night, Christiane Amanpour verbally harassed former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair over his involvement in the Iraq War and specifically whether he and former U.S. President George W. Bush “feel pain” and “a sense of responsibility” for the war having supposedly caused recent Islamic terror attacks in Paris and San Bernardino.

Tony Blair and UK Intel Officials Knew of Guantanamo Torture - Shaker Aamer

A man released from Guantanamo Bay jail has claimed former British Prime Minister Tony Blair flew on the same aircraft as a British intelligence official who had witnessed his torture by American soldiers.

Tony Blair 'Should Face Questions' Over Guantanamo Detainee Torture

Ex-UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and former Home and Foreign Secretary Jack Straw must disclose what they knew about former Guantanamo Bay detainee Shaker Aamer's alleged torture, former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond said.

Tony Blair says he used to listen to Colonel Gaddafi's theories about politics

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has revealed that he used to discuss political theories with the late Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi. Appearing before the Foreign Affairs Committee in Parliament on Friday to answer questionsShow More Summary

Ex-UK PM Blair Defends 'Deal in the Desert' With Gaddafi

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has defended his decision, in 2004, to seek a rapprochement with Colonel Gaddafi of Libya, in spite of the country's links with terrorism, the downing of a jumbo jet over Scotland and the murder of a police woman in London.

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