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Posts Tagged ‘Tony Blair’

Mr Corbyn: Your worst nightmare – Blair is back

AFP photo   By Hazel Speed Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear! Imagine Jeremy Corbyn and his Labour front bench enjoying a working lunch together…

Iraq and Afghanistan memorial to mark 25 years of war

Toby Melville/PA   By Hazel Speed When one walks through Central London it is peppered here or there with one type of monument or another; statues of the famous of former centuries, then of more modern times.

Tony Blair, have you been sharing the same water cooler as President Trump?

PA photo   By Hazel Speed What is it with people who have had their time in the limelight but want to return to politics like old singers who have numerous final concerts?

Sheer hypocrisy!

Damir Sagolj/Reuters   By Hazel Speed So the Government has backed down and will not be requiring UK businesses who hire immigrants that undercut British workers to be named and shamed.

Breaking Impregnable Walls

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters   By Ananya S Guha The report on Britain and the United States’ intervention in Iraq is now an official document. It can now be interpreted and conclusions can be drawn, inferences made. Prior to that things were on the basis of speculation.

Amnesty International respond to Chilcot report on Iraq war

Reuters photo   By Amnesty International Following yesterday’s publication of the Iraq Inquiry, Sir John Chilcot’s much-awaited report on the UK’s involvement in the 2003 Iraq war, human rights NGO Amnesty International in response released a statement.

The UCL Festival of Culture 2016

By Michael Organ Five free days of culture UCL’s, (University College London), Festival of Culture returns this year with a programme set to showcase the rich diversity of world-class research led by staff and students in the Faculties of Arts & Humanities and Social & Historical Sciences.

Notes from America: What if Arab Dictators had to find a second career!!

By Ahmed Tharwat The Arab Spring in the last four years or so forced a few Arab dictators prematurely from their jobs, where they have a heck of a time handling their imposed retirements.

George Bush Sr and what might have been

By Sattar Rind The founder of the ‘New World Order’, the ex and first unilateral superpower president of the United States, George H. Bush Sr, has recently criticised ex Vice President Dick Cheney, one of the neoconservative team members of the ‘Group of Four’ under the leadership of his son and 43rd president of the […]

Hamas’ Diplomatic Activism: Modified Strategies and New Alliances

  By Fadi Elhusseini Many observers saw in Tony Blair’s meeting with head of Hamas’ political bureau Khaled Meshal a breakthrough that may take Hamas out of the bottleneck and may lead to a long-term truce between the movement and Israel.