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Tony Blair Hints at Political Comeback

(AFP) – Britain’s former prime minister Tony Blair hinted that he wanted to make a political comeback in an interview released Friday. Blair, 63, made the comments to Esquire magazine shortly after announcing he was winding down his controversial but

Tony Blair Promises To Close Business Empire And Work For Charity

LONDON (Reuters) – Former British prime minister Tony Blair, who built a multi-million pound business network advising multi-national corporations and governments after leaving office in 2007, said on Tuesday he was planning to close his commercial ventures and concentrate on not-for-profit activities.

Parliament Slams David Cameron’s Role in Obama’s Libyan ‘S*** Show’

The Foreign Affairs Select Committee of the British Parliament has published a scathing report on David Cameron’s intervention in Libya, finding it was “carried out with no proper intelligence analysis, drifted into an unannounced goal of regime change and shirked its moral responsibility to help reconstruct the country following the fall of Muammar Gaddafi,” as the UK Guardian puts it.

So Farewell Then, David Cameron…

David Cameron has announced that he will shortly be resigning his comfy Oxfordshire safe seat, Witney. Some readers may have trouble remembering who, exactly, this sleek, flush-faced back bench Tory MP is. So let me remind you: he was until really quite

Blair In Spotlight As UK Iraq Inquiry Gives Verdict

AFP – The official inquiry into Britain’s role in the Iraq war finally reports on Wednesday, seven years after it launched, with former prime minister Tony Blair expected to face severe criticism. Relatives of some of the 179 British troops

Tony Blair: Brexit Vote Was Over Immigration ‘Anxiety’

Friday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” discussing the people of Great Britain voting to leave the European Union,  former Prime Minister Tony Blair said the vote was, in part, a “popular revolt” because of “anxiety and concern” about