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What is Tony Blair’s ‘global legacy?’

17 hours agoNews : BlogPost

Last week, Tony Blair, former prime minister of Britain, was in New York to accept the Global Legacy Award from Save the Children, rubbing shoulders with the likes of Ben Affleck and Samantha Power at the high profile Illumination Gala. Read full article >>

Save the Children Staff Call Tony Blair’s Award ‘Morally Reprehensible’

The charity faces major backlash for its decision to give an award to former British prime minister

Blair Brokered Six Figure Cash for Contacts Deal with Saudis

A leaked document has emerged showing that former Prime Minister Tony Blair signed a ‘cash-for-contacts’ deal with PetroSaudi, an oil company owned by a member of the Saudi royal family. The contract promised Blair £41,000 a month, and 2 percent commission on any deals brokered as a result of his help, the Times has reported. Show More Summary

British Jihadi offered to reveal Jihadi John identity for £3k car

Junaid Hussain, who hails from Birmingham, United Kingdom, first came to the limelight when he hacked into the personal details of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair back in 2012. The British Jihadi is now making headlines again, by promising that he would identify the IS executioner Jihadi John in exchange of £3,000 car. Show More Summary

'Bottler' Brown

Gordon Brown acquired a reputation as a 'bottler' when he finally replaced Tony Blair as leader of the Labour Party, but refused when he subsequently became Prime Minister to call an early general election to seek a new mandate from the voters. Show More Summary

Terror suspect 'planned to assassinate Tony Blair'

Credits: CARL COURT/AFP/GettyImages Alt Text: Former British prime minister Tony Blair Jury hears of plot similar to the 2008 Mumbai terror attack that left 160 people dead One-Minute Read Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 3:34pm A man accused...Show More Summary


Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair could have been the target of a terror attack, the jury in a secret trial has heard. Erol Incedal, who is accused of preparing acts of terrorism and possessing a document called how to make a bomb on a memory card, was arrested in September last year, the court […]

BREAKING: Terror Suspect 'Planned to Attack Tony Blair'

A suspected terrorist planned to attack Tony and Cherie Blair, a court has heard. The prosecution in the trial of Erol Incedal at the Old Bailey in London said that he potentially planned to attack the former Prime Minister, after Blair's home address was found on his computer. Show More Summary

Lost drawing of Mahatma Gandhi by an English artist done in 1931 has surfaced in London

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

A lost image of Mahatma Gandhi which has surfaced in London and should end up in the office of India?s Prime Minister says its discoverer, Indar Pasricha. A neighbour of Tony and Cherie Blair in Connaught St, London, the well known art...Show More Summary

Tony Blair obsessed with Religious “Crusade” against Iraq, like Bush: Former British Dep’ty PM

Channel 4 News: “Former deputy prime minister John Prescott calls his ex boss Tony Blair a ‘crusader’ because of Blair’s recent calls to send troops back into the Iraq.” ‘Tony Blair is…

Tony Blair Says Ground Troops Might Be Needed to Defeat ISIS in Iraq

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said that despite reluctance from Western powers, ground troops might be needed in Iraq to fight terror group ISIS, as that would be the only way to really defeat them.

UN Envoy to Middle East Tony Blair's Evolving Take on Crushing Islamic State

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is making headlines again for his remarks that the West can’t win against the Islamic State unless we put boots on the ground. In interviews with BBC Radio and on CNN's State of the Union, Blair stated on BBC Radio that while aerial attacks can make headway, a win can only result from ground attacks. Show More Summary

Tony Blair outlines a seven-point strategy for defeating religious extremism

As world leaders spin their wheels on what to do about religious extremism, more and more public figures are voicing their own personal strategy opinions. Among them is former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, who on Monday outlined on his...Show More Summary

Tony Blair: don't rule out the use of ground troops in Iraq

Credits: Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images Alt Text: Tony Blair Former PM joins calls for UK to consider deploying the army to fight Islamic State One-Minute Read Monday, September 22, 2014 - 2:41pm Former Prime Minister Tony Blair...Show More Summary

Tony Blair: There will 'undoubtedly' be need for ground troops against ISIS

Former British Prime Minister tony Blair said Sunday that the nascent offensive against ISIS "will evolve over time" and that it would certainly need ground troops at some point. However he said the preference would be for local forces to wage the battle on the front lines if they're up to the task. Show More Summary

Tony Blair: West Will Have To Put Boots On The Grond

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said on CNN‘s “State of the Nation” that Western nations will have to put boots on the ground to combat ISIS. Blair, currently the official envoy of the Middle East Quartet, said that the Sunni insurgents and their followers will not be defeated by airstrikes alone — boots on [...]

Tony Blair Gets 'Philanthropist Of The Year' Award From GQ Magazine Amid Backlash

British GQ magazine is defending its decision to name former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair "Philanthropist of the Year" at its 2014 Men of the Year awards. The event, which took place Tuesday at London's Royal Opera House and recognized...Show More Summary

Tony Blair Caught Advising Kazakhstan President On How To Spin Massacre

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair knows a thing or two about spinning the killing of civilians. So should it be a surprise that in his new role as political consultant he is helping other government officials obfuscate their grizzly deeds?

Ten Deeply Embarrassing Pieces Of Political Memorabilia

3 months agoOdd : Neatorama

Insane former Libyan dictator Muammar el-Qaddafi was behind countless instances of rape, torture and murder. Yet throughout it all, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was a source of unfailing support, as evidenced by a number of photos of the pair in mid embrace. Show More Summary

ISIS: Yes, Mr. Blair, You Did Build This

by Kevin Carson ISIS: Yes, Mr. Blair, You Did Build This Last month, in a tone which might best be called unlikely insistence, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair reassured the public that “we” — the UK and United … Continue reading ?

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