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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

last monthOdd : 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 ?

Tony Blair may be summoned to parliament over IRA deal

Credits: Chris Jackson - WPA Pool/Getty Images Alt Text: Tony Blair Committee wants to quiz former prime minister over ‘comfort letters’ One-Minute Read Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 8:06am Tony Blair may be summoned before parliament to face...Show More Summary

Tony Blair Under Attack Again

Last month was not the first time that former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has come under collective censure. In 2004, 50 former British diplomats, all experts on the Middle East, had sent him a letter which stated, inter alia, that they had "watched with deepening concern" as Britain followed the U.S. Show More Summary

Blair calls on Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki to change or quit

Tony Blair has demanded a change of government in Iraq unless the Maliki regime abandons sectarianism. The former Prime Minister, who is now a Middle East envoy, said change was essential in Iraq as the country and region slid into chaos. Show More Summary

NBC’s Mitchell to Blair: Wouldn’t Iraq Be a ‘Better Place’ Without 2003 Invasion?

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

On Meet the Press Sunday morning, NBC News' Andrea Mitchell asked former British Prime Minister Tony Blair about his recent essay, in which he called the theory that the 2003 invasion of Iraq had led to the current destabilization of the region "bizarre."

Tony Blair to Advise Egypt Pres. Sisi on Economic Reform

The former UK Labor Party Prime Minister Tony Blair has agreed to advise the President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, on matters concerning economic reform. Blair’s new task is supported by a program financed by the United Arab Emirates which hopes to deliver greater economic opportunity to those supporting the initiative. Show More Summary

Can Tony Blair Mess Up Egypt Even Worse?

3 months agoNews : Truthdig

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has agreed to advise the government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Can Tony Blair Mess up Egypt even Worse?

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has agreed to advise the government of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Blair maintains that he will not be paid to do so, but critics suggest…

The Case for Bashing Tony Blair

It seems that Matthew D'Ancona is upset that people are criticizing former Prime Minister Tony Blair, who is apparently making vast sums in a second career in the financial industry and on the speaking circuit. There are several points...Show More Summary

Tony Blair Interview on Yahoo News

Former British prime minister Tony Blair sits down today for an exclusive interview with Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric, a chance for him to weigh in on the bloody unrest in Iraq, the frustrating Middle East peace process, and his personal journey.

Serbian Prime Minster Refuses To Hire 'English Gay Fart Tony Blair'

A number of news outlets report today that the Serbian Prime Minister has refused to hire Tony Blair as his advisor on the country’s accession to the EU on the grounds he’s too expensive and has opted for Peter Mandleson instead. But...Show More Summary

Should Tony Blair leave the Middle East alone?

3 months agoNews : BlogPost

Tony Blair, the former British prime minister, can't seem to get enough of the Middle East. He was a leading proponent of a war in Iraq that many now consider an unnecessary and ill-fated adventure. He spent the seven years since heShow More Summary

'Sack Blair'... Say The Usual, Anti-Israel, Pro-Hamas Scumbags

The Guardian is this morning reporting that a number of former British Ambassadors, along with some other political figures, are calling for former Prime Minister Tony Blair to be "sacked" as the Middle East Peace Envoy. The newspaper...Show More Summary

Perfect Excuse

Now here's something you don't come across every day - a thoughtful, rational and balanced opinion piece about the former Labour Prime Minister, Tony Blair written by someone who clearly regards himself as a political opponent. The 'baying...Show More Summary

Incredible: Tony Blair Says Iraq's Implosion Would Have Happened Without Our Invasion

I apologize to my British friends, but I consider their former prime minister, Tony Blair, to have been Bush's enabler. Without Blair, i.e, without our closest ally, one doubts whether even the Bush administration could have proceeded...Show More Summary

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