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Clinton Knew Blair Warned Gaddafi To 'Find Safe Place' As Regime Fell

LONDON, United Kingdom – Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair contacted Hilary Clinton in 2011 to say he had phoned Colonel Gaddafi to tell...

Blair to Gaddafi: I Just Called to Say... 'Find a Safe Place'

Former British Prime Minister and Middle East Peace Envoy, Tony Blair told former Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi to find a safe place to hide amid pro-democracy protests across Libya.

How Left-Wing Is Jeremy Corbyn Actually?

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

    Jeremy Corbyn. (Alastair Grant / AP) The recently elected head of the U.K. Labour Party has been called a “threat to national security” by British Prime Minister David Cameron and “old-fashioned” by Tony Blair. But there’s something...Show More Summary

Showdown: Cherie Blair vs Amal Clooney Over Human Rights, in the Maldives

Media attention on former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s wife looks set to be focused on her showdown with human rights lawyer Amal Clooney in the Maldives. Meanwhile, more revelations on her private messages to Hillary Clinton have emerged in the British press.

If Tony Blair thought that Gaddafi wanted to cut a deal, why did no one follow up?

Just a few months ago, almost everyone thought that David Cameron was a goner. That he was about to go down in history as a one-term Prime Minister who failed… Continue reading The post If Tony Blair thought that Gaddafi wanted to cut a deal, why did no one follow up? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Western Democracy Is An Endangered Species On Its Way To Extinction

The British Labour Party no longer represents the working class. Under UK prime minister Tony Blair, the Labour Party became a vassal of the One Percent. The result has been a rebellion in the ranks and the rise of Jeremy Corbyn, a principled Labourite intent on representing the people, a no-no in Western “democracies.”

Blair’s 'Illegal' War on Iraq: the Net Widens

Six years after a probe began into the background of UK Prime Minister Tony Blair’s decision to follow the US into the invasion of Iraq in 2003, sources close to the inquiry say many of Blair’s allies and officials may be in for bla...

A potential British prime minister wants to apologize to Iraq for the 2003 invasion

last monthNews : BlogPost

Jeremy Corbyn, the front-runner in the leadership race for Britain's Labor Party, said he will issue an apology for the 2003 Iraq war, which Britain was dragged into by then Prime Minister (and Labor leader) Tony Blair. "It is past time that Labor apologized to the British people for taking them into the Iraq war on […]

Blairite Labour Plotting Coup to Axe Corbyn

The British Labour Party under the sway of former Prime Minister Tony Blair is plotting to derail Jeremy Corbyn’s bid to win the forthcoming leadership contest.

Tony Blair Warns Labour Party Faces 'Annihilation' if Corbyn Elected Leader

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said that UK Labour party will suffer dissolution if Jeremy Corbyn, the current frontrunner in the party's leadership race, wins.

Will Tony Blair really help save Labour?

Will Tony Blair’s intervention into the Labour leadership contest really make a difference? The former Prime Minister argues in today’s Guardian that this is a far worse crisis for his… Continue reading The post Will Tony Blair really help save Labour? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Blair Warns UK Labour Party of Lurch to Left as Corbyn Takes Lead

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair launched a scathing attack on surprise Labour Party front-runner Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday, telling supporters of the leftist politician to "get a transplant." His comments came after a YouGov...Show More Summary

Tony Blair advises Corbyn supporters to get a heart transplant

Tony Blair has made his predictable intervention in the Labour leadership contest. At an event with the Progress think tank in London this morning, the former Prime Minister made his… Continue reading The post Tony Blair advises Corbyn supporters to get a heart transplant appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Northern Ireland Peace-Broker Visits North Korea

A key figure in negotiating the Northern Ireland peace agreement visited North Korea last week, his organisation has confirmed. Jonathan Powell, the once the chief of staff to former British prime minister Tony Blair, visited the secretive country with a delegation of political figures from Europe. Show More Summary

UK Ex-PM Blair Urges Global Community to Counter Islamic Extremist Threat

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair called on the world community on Tuesday to "wake up" in the face of the Islamic extremist threat.

Dear ISIS, We Need to Talk

It was a petty gesture, a stubborn mistake he still regrets. In 1997, after years of bickering and violence in Northern Ireland, British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his chief of staff, Jonathan Powell, met with leaders of the Irish Republican Army about a possible peace agreement. Show More Summary

We absolutely do negotiate with terrorists, which is good because we have to

Jonathan Powell, former chief of staff to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, on why we have to talk to terrorists.

How the UK Prime Minister's office gets around Freedom of Information requests

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Weeks before the 2005 Freedom of Information Act came into effect, Tony Blair's government instituted a policy of automatically purging all calendar items and emails after three months. Read the rest

Ukraine's Poroshenko Offers Ex-British PM Tony Blair a Job

4 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has offered former British prime minister Tony Blair a job as an advisor as he continued his overhaul of government staff, seeking to increase his country's effectiveness in responding to RussianShow More Summary

Poroshenko Offers Tony Blair A Job

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko can't seem get enough of foreign advisors telling his government how to carry out reforms, this time offering former British Prime Minister Tony Blair a job in his International Advisory Council for Reforms, a press release on the president's website reported.

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