Blair says EU would level with U.K. on mass migration

/ Jul 15, 2017

Blair says EU would level with U.K. on mass migration

European Union leaders would accept tightening immigration rules to accommodate Britain, so the option of the U.K. staying in the bloc should remain open, former Prime Minister Tony Blair said Saturday.More than a decade of mass immigration from the EU under freedom of movement ...

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 basis ...

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 Powell ...