Iraq War casts long shadow over Britain

Jul 6, 2016

Iraq War casts long shadow over Britain

Britain’s war in Iraq, to be examined in a major report due out Wednesday, instilled a deep sense of distrust toward military intervention that still casts a shadow over foreign policy, analysts say. The decision to join the U.S.-led invasion in 2003 on the ...

Oct 18, 2015

Blair committed U.K. to Iraq war a year before invasion: report

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was committed to joining the United States in the Iraq war a year before the 2003 invasion, documents obtained by a Sunday newspaper suggested. The revelations focus on a memo allegedly written by U.S. Secretary of State Colin ...

Blair not forced out of Mideast role: U.S.

Mar 17, 2015

Blair not forced out of Mideast role: U.S.

Washington denied Monday there had been any move to push Tony Blair out of his role as envoy to the Middle East Quartet, as he appears poised to relinquish the post. Reports that the former British prime minister was leaving due to unease in ...

Mar 16, 2015

Blair poised to step back from Mideast role: report

Tony Blair is poised to step back from his role with the diplomatic Middle East Quartet, the Financial Times reported Sunday, citing several people familiar with the situation. The former British prime minister has discussed his position with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ...