It is unsurprising that public opinion in the UK and elsewhere, resents the notion that we should engage with the politics of the Middle East and beyond. We have been… Continue reading The post Full text: Tony Blair’s speech on why the Middle East matters appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Tony Blair will today call for Western nations work with Vladimir Putin in the fight against radical Islam. Mr Blair will say that "whatever our differences", we must work together to fight Islamism, which is the biggest threat to world peace. Show More Summary
In the next couple of weeks postal vote packs for the May 22 Euro Election will be going out to those electors who have registered to cast their votes in this way. The chart shows how significant this form of voting has become. Back at the 2004 Euro Elections an experiment took place in four […]
by Peter Saunders Tony Blair’s spin doctor Alistair Campbell famously said that the Labour government didn’t ‘do God’ but the Prime Minister’s Easter address to church leaders has him trending on twitter as #CameronJesus. Today he has called for Christians to be ‘unashamedly evangelical’.…
I agree with much of what John McTernan has to say in this opinion piece in The Times, especially the part where he nails Ed Miliband, Ed Balls and company for their hypocrisy in trying to distance themselves from Tony Blair and Gordon Brown when, as a matter of fact, they were up to their necks in the New Labour project all along. Show More Summary
The former Speech Writer to Tony Blair said that he believes Nick Clegg is making a difference: “By stopping the Tory Right, the Deputy Prime Minister should be applauded by all liberal voters.” Philip Collins worked as Tony Blair’s Chief Speech Writer, responsible for Blair’s very last speech as Leader of the Labour Party. In […]
Rupert Murdoch admitted in a recent interview with Fortune magazine that it was Wendi Deng's alleged affair with former British PM Tony Blair that prompted the couple's divorce last year, while also confirming the existence of Deng's...Show More Summary
It is one of David Cameron's strengths that he does not practice government by focus group. Seriously. He is not obsessed by the day to day fluctuations of public opinion in the way that, say, Tony Blair was before the Iraq War. (After that conflict Blair almost revelled in doing what he thought right without [...]
58% of the electorate will have local elections as well on May 22 In all the time that Tony Blair led the LAB party there was only one set of national elections where victory eluded him – the 1999 and 2004 contests for the European Parliament. He didn’t like that in the least and ahead […]
As you may know, George W. Bush recently revealed a collection of portraits of world leaders he has been painting since he left office, including Bladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, Tony Blair, and the Dalai Lama. Jon Stewart takes a look,...
TONY Blair does not speak out much on international affairs these days, and it is not hard to see why. Whenever he does, no matter his subject, he reminds Britons of his great foreign policy disasters, in Iraq and Afghanistan. Yet Mr...Show More Summary
George W. Bush unveiled more than two dozen portraits he painted of world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and his father, former President George H.W. Bush.
George W. Bush unveiled more than 24 portraits he painted of world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and his father, former President George H.W. Bush.
A former Northern Irish Police Officer has claimed that Tony Blair’s Downing Street conspired to pervert the course of justice by requesting the release of two Irish Republican terror suspects, hours after they had been arrested for the attempted murder of a soldier. Show More Summary
The former president-turned-artist has entered his "world leader period" with portraits of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, whom he revealed once "dissed" his dog Barney
Former President and noted painter George W. Bush has unveiled his portraits of 24 world current and former world leaders, including Vladamir Putin, Tony Blair, the Dalai Lama, and his father, George H. W. Bush.
Every politician who engages in major reform ends up with scars on their back. Tony Blair famously complained about those scars from grappling with the public sector, while Michael Gove… Continue reading The post Books and the justice establishment appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Tomorrow morning, George W. Bush will debut 24 paintings on the Today Show, including portraits of Vladimir Putin, Tony Blair, and the Dalai Lama. To promote the occasion, the former president discussed his artistic hopes and fears in an interview with his daughter, Jenna Bush Hager, who works as a correspondent for the show. Read more...
Ruling from the left is never easy. It’s so hard, in fact, that many progressive politicians think it’s impossible—that’s one reason they tack to the center. In this club, you’ll find Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Tony Blair, Barack Obama, and Andrew Cuomo. Show More Summary
Putin hasn’t changed. It’s time the West did. (via GlobalPost) BOSTON — Before George W. Bush got a sense of Vladimir Putin’s soul by looking into eyes, there was Tony Blair. He traveled to St. Petersburg to meet the Russian president in March 2000 even before Putin’s first election — Boris Yeltsin had… See […]