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Tony Blair is closing his complex business empire but will still work with JPMorgan

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is closing the complex and controversial business empire he built up after leaving office in 2007. Tony Blair Associates, the umbrella association through which Blair's business dealing run, said...Show More Summary

Tony Blair Praises Hillary Clinton and Issues an Appeal to Americans

In the fall of 1999, at 10 Downing Street, I interviewed Tony Blair, who was midway through the first of his three terms as Britain’s Prime Minister. Apart from his insistence that old-style socialism was dead—a sacrilegious statement...Show More Summary

Blair sees 'chaos' if U.S. elects an isolationist president

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Tuesday predicted chaos if the United States elected an isolationist president, likening the withdrawal of America from world affairs to a soccer match without a refer...

Tony at His Worst: Most Weird, Cringeworthy Statements Made by Blair

UK Prime Minister Theresa May must be rather annoyed with the latest undermining comments made to French press this week by former Labour PM, and all-round schmooze-master Tony Blair.

Britain May Remain in EU After Brexit Vote - Blair

Brexit is unlikely to be reversed but the ongoing debates on the issue mean that it is possible for the United Kingdom to stay within the European Union, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair said Thursday.

Tony Blair: Social Media Would Have Made Reform Harder

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said that he would found it harder to complete many of his major public service reforms in the era of social media. Speaking to Politico’s “off message” podcast, Blair said that social media...Show More Summary

The Debate Over Iraq Has Been Placed on Mute in Washington

The Chilcot inquiry is a story of deceit. On July 28, 2002, the British Prime Minister Tony Blair wrote a memorandum to American President George W. Bush about Iraq. “I will be with you, whatever,” Blair wrote with teenager’s diction. Show More Summary

Venezuela recall election looms closer and Tony Blair snubbed by Hamas

Venezuelan opposition move one step closer to ousting President Maduro, but will time constraints come to the president’s rescue? Hamas rules out any further mediation with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Appeal to Try Blair Over Iraq Invasion Now Requires UK Gov't Reply

The petition urging the UK parliament to hold former Prime Minister Tony Blair accountable for Britain's involvement in the Iraq War has gathered 10,000 signatories requiring a response from the government.

Families of British Iraq War Victims Turn to Crowdfunding to Sue Tony Blair

The families of British soldiers killed in the Iraq War have launched a crowdfunding campaign that could result in legal action being taken against former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair and other UK officials for "serious failings" associated with the British military mission in Iraq.

No Chilcot for Copenhagen: Denmark Hushes up Crucial Iraq War Document

Denmark has decided to spare its former Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen the embarrassment his British colleague Tony Blair experienced for involving his country in the war in Iraq by keeping vital documents away from the public eye.

Americans Did Liberate Iraq. They Just Failed to Protect It.

Luay al-Khatteeb Global Governance, Middle East The only weapon of mass destruction was Saddam. The world shares much blame for Iraq’s darkest decades. A new report that condemns former Prime Minister Tony Blair is only the start. Launched...Show More Summary

Brexit: Ignorance Calls Out Ignorance

"It ain't what you don't know that gets you in trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." - Mark Twain Former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair discussed the momentous June 23 Brexit Referendum on a still "Too Big to Fail" bank conference call last week. Show More Summary

Tony Blair and George Bush created Islamic State

By: Dr. Azzam Tamimi Thirteen years ago, Britain’s then prime minister Tony Blair relied on false evidence to justify taking the United Kingdom to war. For reasons perhaps better known to him than to anyone else, he chose to align himself with the neoconservative-led administration of the US president of the time, George W. Bush. […]

After Chilcot, Families of soldiers killed in Iraq vow to sue Tony Blair for 'every penny' in ground-breaking lawsuit

``Mr Blair faces a civil law suit over allegations he abused his power as prime minister to wage war in Iraq. The damages, according to legal sources close to the case, are unlimited... So far 29 families of dead soldiers have asked the law firm McCue & Partners to pursue a claim against Mr Blair. Others are expected to come on board.''

Egyptian Lawmakers Call for Int'l Trial of Bush, Blair for Iraq War Crimes

The Arab Affairs Committee of the Egyptian Parliament called on the UN Security Council on Friday to request the International Criminal Court hear a trial against former US President George Bush and former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair for war crimes related to the invasion of Iraq.

Iraqis: Life Better Under Saddam Hussein

Iraqis whose lives were destroyed by the 2003 invasion of their country today accused Tony Blair and George Bush of being the architects of their downfall. Former Prime Minister Blair's reputation lies in tatters after today's Chilcot's...Show More Summary

The past, present and future of Tony Blair

3 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

He could have gone down as one of the great Prime Ministers of all time, a man who took over a fractured and beaten political party, won three consecutive elections and as the Prime Minister that brought peace to Northern Ireland. These are enormous achievements for any politician but instead he will be damned as more...

Grieving Sister of Slain British Soldier: Tony Blair Is ‘The World’s Worst Terrorist’ (Video)

3 months agoNews : Truthdig

Sarah O’Connor, the sister of a British airman whose brother was killed in Iraq in 2005, made a memorable contribution on Wednesday to the unfolding story about the Chilcot report with a stunning critique of former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Iraq Report Prompts More Defensiveness Than Regret From Tony Blair

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

An exhaustive study of how Britain went to war in 2003 led to soul searching by the former prime minister, but no acknowledgment that he got it wrong.

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