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UK lawmakers: Not enough evidence to probe Blair over Iraq

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair won't face an investigation into whether he misled Parliament before the 2003 Iraq invasion unless new evidence emerges, a committee of lawmakers said Thursday. … Click to Continue »

Blair quiet on Trump talks report

A spokesman for Tony Blair refused to be drawn on a report Sunday that the former British prime minister wants to become US President Donald Trump's advisor on the Middle East. According to The Mail on Sunday newspaper, Blair met with Trump's son-in-law and key advisor Jared Kushner last week to discuss working for the Republican president. Show More Summary

Tony Blair, Who Brought Us the War in Iraq, Lectures on the Evils of Populism

Tony Blair, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, who is best known for lying his country into participating in the Iraq War, lectured NYT readers on the evils of populism. Once again he gets many key points wrong. He criticizes...Show More Summary

Prime Ministers, Assemble!

Sir John Major makes a powerful defence of the '48%' who voted against leaving the European Union - putting the former Prime Minister on the same side of the argument as Tony Blair. All we need now is for Gordon Brown and David Cameron to speak out and that will make it a clean sweep of Prime Ministers going all the way back to 1990. Show More Summary

Tony Blair's new mission: To change UK minds on Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair launched a campaign Friday to persuade the U.K. to rethink its decision to leave the European Union, saying those who want to remain should rise up and make their wishes known.

Tony Blair Calls on British People to 'Rise Up' and Fight Against Brexit

last monthNews : Vice News

The former Prime Minister argued that it's not inevitable that the UK has to leave the EU and criticized Theresa May and her government in a speech on Friday.

Can Tony Blair stop Britain's break for the Brexit?

Former Prime Minister vows to lead new cross-party initiative to "rise up" and stop EU exit in its tracks

Former PM Blair urges Britons to 'rise up' against May's Brexit plan

By William James LONDON (Reuters) - Former British prime minister Tony Blair issued a battle cry against a so-called 'hard Brexit' on Friday, calling on voters, businesses and campaigners to "rise up" and back a coordinated effort to temper the terms of, or even halt, Britain's EU exit. Show More Summary

Blair calls on Britons to ‘rise up’ against Brexit

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Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is to give a speech on Friday in which he will encourage pro-European British citizens to “rise up” against Brexit. Blair will say that the British people voted to leave the European Union “without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit” and should have the...

Blair urges pro-EU Britons to 'rise up' against Brexit

Former British prime minister Tony Blair on Friday urged Britons who support the European Union to "rise up" and persuade Brexit voters to change their mind about leaving the bloc in a high-profile speech. "This is not the time for retreat,...Show More Summary

Boris Johnson attacks Blair's 'bare-faced effrontery' for opposing Brexit

LONDON — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has lambasted Tony Blair's "bare-faced effrontery" after the former prime minister called on British people to "rise up" and prevent the UK from leaving the European Union. In a speech...Show More Summary

Tony Blair Urges Brexit Opponents To "Rise Up" And Fight To Stay In The EU

In a fiery speech delivered in London aimed to show U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May that she won’t get everything her own way, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair Tony Blair urged opponents of Brexit to “rise up” and fight to change...Show More Summary

Tony Blair: 'Brexit is a rush over the cliff's edge'

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair called on the British people to "rise up" against a "hard Brexit" and to stop Britain leaving the European Union. "The people voted without knowledge of the terms of Brexit," he said at an event in London on Friday. "As the terms become clear it is their right to change their mind. Show More Summary

Tony Blair's new mission is to change minds on Brexit

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is launching a new campaign to persuade Britons to change their minds about leaving the European Union. Blair is set to urge voters to speak … Click to Continue »

Former UK PM Blair begins "mission" to change minds on Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will outline his "mission" to persuade people to "rise up" and change their minds on Brexit on Friday, arguing that the vote to leave the European Union poses a threat to the future of the country.

Tony Blair is going to tell people to fight Theresa May to stop Brexit

LONDON — Former Prime Minister Tony Blair is urging people to fight the leader of Britain to stop Brexit. Blair said that Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's plans of a "hard Brexit" — leaving the European Union's single market...Show More Summary

NBC News Insinuated George W. Bush was Weaker than UK’s Tony Blair Post-9/11

In a piece asking whether the United Kingdom’s new prime minister, Theresa May, will revive the “special” relationship between the U.K. and United States, NBC News went on to claim that at the time of 9/11, Tony Blair was the stronger leader of the two longtime allies compared to George W. Bush. Read it for […]

Chancellor Philip Hammond laid the blame for Brexit on Tony Blair

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond believes former Prime Minister Tony Blair's immigration policies are to blame for the rhetoric that drove Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Speaking on a panel discussing the global...Show More Summary

How Cherie Blair Is Fighting For Women's Economic Independence

3 months agoTechnology : Forbes: Tech

If you’ve read Cherie Blair’s autobiography or seen her speak on television, you know that this woman is a fighter. The first member of her family to go to college and the wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Blair has spent much of her career (and “free time”) [...]

America Still Hasn't Felt the Weight of the Iraq Disaster

Daniel R. DePetris Security, Middle East The Iraq War should have permanently ruined more reputations in DC. By all objective measures, former prime minister Tony Blair was one of the most successful British politicians in the modern era. Show More Summary

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