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More Clinton Records Will Be Released From National Archives

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Archives plans to make public another 4,000 pages of documents from the Clinton White House on Friday, including prev...

Tony Blair REALLY Wanted To Help Murdoch Empire With Phone Hacking

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.12.2014 | Media

The phone hacking trial was offered yet more evidence on Wednesday of former British prime minister Tony Blair's unswerving devotion to Rupert Murdoch...

Tony Blair Offered To Help Rupert Murdoch During Phone Hacking Crisis

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.19.2014 | Media

UPDATE: A spokesperson for Tony Blair has released a statement responding to Rebekah Brooks' email. “This was Mr Blair simply giving informal advice...

Explosive New Allegations Surface About Rupert Murdoch's Marriage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.05.2014 | Media

Ever since Rupert Murdoch divorced his wife Wendi Deng, rumors have swirled that her relationship with former British prime minister Tony Blair was pa...

ONE ON ONE: Tony Blair On Why Young People Should Believe In Europe

The WorldPost | Katherine Keating | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

Tony Blair, the former prime minister of Great Britain, discusses a united Europe as part of The WorldPost's new series, One On One, which gives voice...

'The Issue With Slavery Is That It Is Everywhere'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Andrew Forrest, chairman and founder of Fortescue Metals Group, sat down with HuffPost Live at the Davos Annual Meeting on Wednesday to discuss the Wa...

Will Europe's Jobless Generation Ever Find Work?

The World Post | Katherine Keating | Posted 02.07.2014 | World

Twenty-six million European youth are looking for work. Even as the Eurozone inches toward recovery, new jobs remain scarce. In this video series, ...

U.S. Higher Ed Leadership at Risk Without Bolder Action

Sir Michael Barber | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Sir Michael Barber

While America's preeminence in both elite and mass institutions of higher learning fueled its economic leadership in the last century, that preeminence (and the rising generation's standard of living) is at risk unless the sector overhauls its traditional practices to lower costs while lifting quality.

Tackling Child Poverty: Having That Vision Thing

Bruce Lesley | Posted 03.17.2014 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

Nobody -- no matter their political ideology -- should find it acceptable that 22 percent of our nation's children live in poverty

Israel Holds Memorial Ceremony For Ariel Sharon

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 03.14.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ariel Sharon was laid to rest Monday at his ranch in southern Israel as the nation bid a final farewell to one of its most colorful...

Movie Review: Philomena

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Her name is Philomena Lee and, as played by Judi Dench in what should be an Oscar-nominated performance, she's a deceptively ordinary older woman with a mission.

The Cost of a Lie: Half a Million Dead in Iraq

William J. Furney | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
William J. Furney

Is it right to blame leaders -- directly -- for such loss of life? When there was no real reason for war in the first place, the only ethical answer can, of course, be yes. And herein lies one of the main paradoxes of Western powers and their actions.

Suddenly Syria: Obama's, Heh, Plan

William Bradley | Posted 11.04.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

For a guy who has worked for the last few years at low-balling the complex challenge of Syria, President Barack Obama has uncannily found just the way to make it bigger than ever.

The PR Man: Savvy New Leader Aims to Tackle Albania's Image Problem

Andi Balla | Posted 10.06.2013 | World
Andi Balla

For Albania's newly-elected prime minister, Edi Rama, much of the fame outside this small Southeast European country has come from his painting. He is now set to work again on the country's image, which still needs a makeover to recover from its, mostly unfair, association with backwardness and crime.

'TIME-BOMB': Former British Spy Chief Threatens To Expose Iraq Secrets

Posted 09.21.2013 | World

The former head of Britain's intelligence agency has threatened to expose new details about the state of affairs leading up to the Iraq war. Sir Ri...

Francois Hollande's Moment

Charles Kolb | Posted 08.13.2013 | World
Charles Kolb

Today's economic doldrums do not have to last forever, and President Hollande has an opportunity to reverse this situation. But he has to move quickly and in a way that puts pragmatic, growth-oriented reforms first -- and Socialist ideology second.

Tony Blair Cannot Face Up to the Consequences of His Own Analysis on Islam

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 08.06.2013 | World
Azeem Ibrahim

Earlier this week Tony Blair penned a piece for the Daily Mail about Islam. His core argument is right, but he shies away from the conclusions it points to.

Tony Blair Is Wrong About Islam

Nathan Lean | Posted 08.05.2013 | Religion
Nathan Lean

Blair refuses to consider the possibility that the disastrous foreign policies of the West might possibly have aggravated tensions in the Middle East and throughout the world leading to occasional acts of violence.

Let's Send Tony Blair and Michael Adebolajo to Debate Extremism on Mars

Jonathan Schwarz | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Schwarz

After Michael Adebolajo allegedly decapitated Lee Rigby on May 22nd, he stood on the streets of Woolwich and told the Western worl...

Obama Will Do Anything for Israel... But He Won't Do That

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 08.04.2013 | World
MJ Rosenberg

He will allow Congress to pile on sanctions and he will talk about keeping "all options" on the table but he is not going to war, either directly or by allowing Israel to drag him in.

Tony Blair Is Right About Islam

Khurram Dara | Posted 08.02.2013 | Religion
Khurram Dara

For the better part of the last 10 years, many Muslims in America have been searching for ways to change the image of Islam. But every time there is a terrorist attack committed by a Muslim, it sets back years of work by activists and decades of Muslim integration into American society.

Tony Blair: 'There Is A Problem Within Islam'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion

In a column for the Daily Mail, former British prime minister Tony Blair stated "there is a problem within Islam" and implored officials to acknowledg...

The Irony of Margaret Thatcher

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
Nigel Hamilton

Margaret Thatcher didn't listen, because to have listened might have diminished her absolute conviction she was right, as well as her determination to change radically the way Britain did business, regardless of the social fall-out. But her inability to listen would be her undoing.

Disruptive Difference: World Education Leaders Unite At Global Education and Skills Forum

Vikas Pota | Posted 06.05.2013 | Impact
Vikas Pota

As a professional conference go-er, the Global Education & Skills Forum reminded me very much of the World Economic Forum's Annual Summit in Davos for its professionalism, and high caliber of delegates.

Cameron Fuels the Folly of British Isolationism

David Miles | Posted 03.30.2013 | World
David Miles

Possibly the most stand out moment of levity in David Cameron's speech on Wednesday announcing an 'in/out' referendum on Britain's EU membership within the next 5 years was when he said: "It is time to settle this European question in British politics."