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Chilcot Report: Families of Slain Iraq Soldiers to 'Sue Blair' If Necessary

The family members of the slain victims of the Iraq War have vowed to sue Tony Blair, if Chilcot report reveals failings of the government.

Howling at the Moon

John McTernan has some fun with this column in The Telegraph in which he delivers a positive assessment of Tony Blair's legacy. But however rational McTernan's analysis may be, he knows that any praise for the former Labour leader draws...Show More Summary

Labour's economic answers

Tony Blair says of the Labour leadership: “These guys aren't providing answers, not on the economy, not on foreign policy.” I don’t want to discuss foreign policy – others might have opinions on Mr Blair’s ability to judge that –...

Netanyahu's House of Cards

Last week's political drama in Israel once again proved that in coalition government systems, there is no business like the show-business of politics. Weeks of behind closed door maneuvering by Tony Blair, U.S. Secretary of State John...Show More Summary

Tony Blair Admits Middle East Ignorance, Calls for Endless Regional War

Moments after the former British Prime Minister horrified a crowd by admitting he lacked a solid understanding of the Middle East, the man many have criticized as a war hawk called for a more intense, region-wide war.

Blair Admits UK Underestimated Iraq’s ‘Destabilization’ in 2003 Invasion

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair said that London miscalculated the strength of Iraq’s opposition forces during the United Kingdom's invasion of the Middle Eastern country to topple the regime.

Tony Blair feels bad about the war in Iraq. But he still wants to try it again.

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Former British prime minister Tony Blair may have left office almost a decade ago, but he still casts quite a shadow over current events. As WorldViews has noted, Blair has played an outsize role in the politics of the Middle East in recent years, first as an envoy to the faltering peace process between Israel and […]

Tony Blair: Ground Troops Are Necessary To Defeat ISIS

Tony Blair has said that Western nations will need to commit ground troops if they want to defeat the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). “If you want to defeat these people,” Blair said, speaking at a Q+A event in London hosted byShow More Summary

Brexit: Tony Blair Defends EU Freedom of Movement

Tony Blair has launched an impassioned defense of freedom of movement in Europe as he denied that his Labour government allowed levels of immigration into Britain to rise too high. Blair has been criticized, including by European Commission...Show More Summary

Alastair Campbell: Britain’s Leave Campaign ‘Borderline Racist’

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Alastair Campbell, the former director of communications and strategy for U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair, is a man known for speaking his mind. On Monday, he weighed in on the continuing debate over whether the U.K. should leave theShow More Summary

Donald Trump Condemns Tony Blair For Iraq War 'Disaster'

Republican nominee Donald Trump has condemned former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s decision to join the invasion of Iraq as a “disaster.” In an interview with Piers Morgan on British television on Tuesday, the billionaire construction magnate said that Britain should never have joined forces with the U.S. Show More Summary

British MPs Seek To Impeach Tony Blair After Publication of Chilcot Report

A prominent British politician is attempting to bring together lawmakers across the parliamentary spectrum to impeach former prime minister Tony Blair if the Chilcot Report implicates him of prior commitment to the Iraq War. Alex Salmond,...Show More Summary

Election verdict. Corbyn is staying but he must raise his game

Don Brind has some unlikely advice on where he should look for lessons It’s a fine sunny day in April 2005 and Tony Blair is about to make a major speech on immigration — responding to a Tory General Election campaign inspired by Lynton Crosby on his first foray into British politics. The venue is Dover […]

Bill Clinton to Join Tony Blair to Campaign For U.K. To Stay in the E.U.

The former U.S. President is expected to reinforce Barack Obama's message to the U.K.

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