Tony Blair

07.07.2016

Chilcot’s judgment is utterly damning – but it’s still not justice

Chilcot’s judgment is utterly damning – but it’s still not justice

Little is more corrosive of democracy than impunity. When politicians do terrible things and suffer no consequences, people lose trust in both politics and justice. They see them, correctly, as instruments deployed by the strong against the weak. Since the first world war, no British prime minister has done anything… »

06.07.2016

Jeremy Corbyn: “I now apologise sincerely on behalf of my party for the disastrous decision to go to war in Iraq in March 2003”

Jeremy Corbyn: “I now apologise sincerely on behalf of my party for the disastrous decision to go to war in Iraq in March 2003”

Following today’s publication of the Chilcot Report on Britain’s role in the Iraq War of 2003, Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the UK Labour Party has apologised on behalf of his party that was in power at the time, and whose leader, Tony Blair, has been accused in the report of;… »

06.07.2016

Damning Chilcot Report confirms Iraq invasion was Bush/Blair’s war of choice

Damning Chilcot Report confirms Iraq invasion was Bush/Blair’s war of choice

“Military action at that time was not a last resort.” by Lauren McCauley, staff writer for Common Dreams “I will be with you, whatever,” former British Prime Minister Tony Blair pledged to U.S. President George Bush on July 28, 2002. That vow was made public… »

06.07.2016

5 revelations from Chilcot’s damning report into the Iraq war

5 revelations from Chilcot’s damning report into the Iraq war

The long-awaited findings of Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the invasion of Iraq by Britain in 2003 were finally published on Wednesday. It has taken seven years, £10 million (US$ 13 million) and 2.6 million words to investigate whether it was right and necessary for the UK to invade Iraq,… »

06.07.2016

Iraq War: Chilcot confirms Tony Blair must now be brought to justice

Iraq War: Chilcot confirms Tony Blair must now be brought to justice

The Iraq Inquiry, also referred to as the Chilcot Inquiry after its chairman, Sir John Chilcot, is a British public inquiry into the nation’s role in the Iraq War and has been published today seven years (7) after it was commissioned.  Relatives of the dead British soldiers, civil society organisations… »

04.07.2016

Is coup against Corbyn a plot to spare Blair from war crimes probe?

Is coup against Corbyn a plot to spare Blair from war crimes probe?

One politician posits that Labour Party leadership’s turn against Corbyn is a move to protect Blair from damning Chilcot [1] findings. by Nika Knight, staff writer for Common Dreams In the tumultuous wake of Brexit, why has the Labour Party turned on leader… »

26.10.2015

Tony Blair is sorry, a little

Tony Blair is sorry, a little

While George W. Bush is apparently proud of everything he’s ever done, Tony Blair came dangerously close to facing reality this weekend when he admitted there were “elements of truth” in the view that the 2003 invasion of Iraq was the principle cause of the rise of ISIS (among other… »

20.08.2015

UK labour leadership contest: Jeremy Corbyn the only candidate to bring hope

UK labour leadership contest: Jeremy Corbyn the only candidate to bring hope

On one point I agree with his opponents: Jeremy Corbyn has little chance of winning the 2020 general election. But the same applies to the other three candidates. Either Labour must win back the seats it once held in Scotland (surely impossible without veering to the left) or it must… »

29.01.2014

Blair fans the flames of intolerance

By Corinna Lotz for A World to Win Still smarting from an attempt at a citizen’s arrest earlier this month for war crimes over the illegal invasion of Iraq, Tony Blair is now recycling noxious neo-con, pseudo-theories in telling us that modern wars are predominantly the result of… »

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