In his new memoir, former British prime minister Tony Blair shares misgiving about the Iraq war – and catalogs his extensive struggles with then-finance minister Gordon Brown.
Tony Blair, as British prime minister, made the decision to send British troops into Iraq in 2003, alongside the US. Tony Blair also said his successor, Gordon Brown, has 'zero' emotional intelligence.
Convicted Lockerbie bomber Megrahi is expected to be fêted by Libya's Qaddafi as he marks one year since his release on compassionate medical grounds from the UK. Questions have risen about a possible BP role in pushing for the release.
The advocates arguing that recent US 'conflict minerals' legislation will help bring peace to eastern Congo are operating on a flawed understanding of the violence and the logic that motivates the fighters.
At the White House to discuss Afghanistan and the global economy, British Prime Minister David Cameron was instead questioned by reporters about allegations that BP pressured Scotland to free the Lockerbie bomber in a bid to improve business ties with Libya.
Sanctions on Zimbabwe have become more of a helpful tool for Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party than a hindrance. And if this once-bountiful country is to turn a corner, the West should seriously consider suspending them.
Britain's Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg says that the coalition government's approach to deficit reduction will differ from Margaret Thatcher's cuts, avoiding confrontations, social divisions, and regional disparities.
Leaders of developed economies now come from a professional ruling class whose survival depends on delivering the fantasy that we can live beyond our means.