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Tony Blair Faces Pelted Eggs, Shoes And Canceled Appearances

Politics Daily | Delia Lloyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As Britain's former prime minister navigates his way through the world's most disastrous book tour, there's reason to think that his legacy may be a g...

Did Tony Blair Rip Off A Movie For His Memoir?

New York Times | DAVE ITZKOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Mr. Morgan, whose works also include "Frost/Nixon" and "The Special Relationship," told The Telegraph that he had made up his dialogue for "The Queen"...

'Inevitable Hassle' Leads Tony Blair To Cancel Book Party

The Guardian | Helene Mulholland and Agencies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Tony Blair today cancelled a second event scheduled to mark the launch of his memoirs after anti-war campaigners prepared to mount a protest against h...

Iraq: Time for a People's History

James Denselow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Denselow

Obama's attempts to announce victory in Iraq and the release of Blair's book came as the vacuum that followed Iraq's attempts to form a government approached a six-month hiatus.

Sara Gruen, Stephen Hawking And A Bastard Queen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"The Last of the Imperious Rich: Lehman Brothers" by Peter Chapman USA Today "The shift from Alabama to Wall Street came gradually. Chapman offers con...

Blair to Donate Entire Book Proceeds to Wounded Veterans. Will Bush and Cheney Do the Same?

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Tony Blair is donating all the proceeds from the sale of his book, The Journey, to wounded British veterans. Let us see if Bush and Cheney match Blair's generosity when they publish their memoirs.

Amanda Terkel

Tony Blair On Attacking Iran: 'I'm Not Taking Any Option Off The Table' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Former British prime minister Tony Blair spoke with Christiane Amanpour on ABC's "This Week" today about his new book, A Journey: My Political Life. I...

Tony Blair's Big Lie Of Omission

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In his new book, the former British prime minister asks for a fair hearing on the Iraq war. But he ignores a key meeting where George Bush suggested t...

eBook Of Blair's Memoir Discounted 70 Percent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The rock-bottom pricing of the e-book of Tony Blair's memoir, which is being sold for under £7 by Amazon, has thrown the issue of the bargain-basemen...

The French Connection and Middle East Talks

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Clemons

Absent at the Middle East stakeholders dinner hosted by Obama was France. When there is a chance of securing a new equilibrium in the Middle East, France should be a core partner.

WATCH: Tony Blair Right About Iraq?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

ABC's Christiane Amanpour spent "a couple of hours" with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair to talk about politics and friendships, the essentia...

Blair To Go On Al Jazeera With David Frost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Tony Blair's publicity schedule for his memoir A Journey, published this morning (1st September), will include an interview with Sir David Frost on th...

Tony Blair Travels To US: Was It Avoid Book Protests?

Telegraph | Robert Winnett Deputy Political Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Mr Blair will not return to Britain until next week, when he will sign books in central London. He will then return to America to receive from Bill Cl...

Guardian: Bush White House Had 'Grave Doubts' About Gordon Brown

Guardian | Nicholas Watt | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The White House under George Bush reportedly told Tony Blair it harboured "grave doubts" about Gordon Brown's suitability to be prime minister....

Tony Blair Calls George Bush's Iraq Plan 'Visionary'

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The autobiography will praise the former U.S. president, with whom Mr Blair launched the controversial invasion of Iraq in 2003, as 'highly intelligen...

Obama & Palin Attorney Robert Barnett on Publishing

Jeff Rivera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jeff Rivera

You may not have heard of him but you may have heard of his small clients, such as, oh, you know, only Alan Greenspan, Sarah Palin, Tony Blair and Ba...

Tony Blair Will Give Millions In Book Sales To British Veterans' Charity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Britain's former Prime Minister, Tony Blair, will donate all sales from his autobiography to a British veterans charity. The book, A Journey, is a fir...

Tony Blair Donates HUGE Book Advance To Royal British Legion

The Guardian | Alison Flood and Matthew Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Today a spokesman for the former prime minister, who is understood to have already received a £4.6m advance for his memoirs, said he would hand over ...

Blair's Bounty

James Denselow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Denselow

Blair should have looked to Iraq, where tens of thousands of civilians have been killed, to locate his philanthropy. One simple way of doing this would have been to donate towards hospital facilities in Fallujah

Tony Blair Memoir: Special Edition Will Sell For 150 Pounds

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Tony Blair will cash in on his experience as Prime Minister by flogging a special edition of his memoirs at a wallet-busting £150....

Faith in the Future

June Sarpong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
June Sarpong

Last week I had the privilege of being asked to judge Tony Blair's Faith Foundation's Faith Shorts competition, which showcased films by young film makers on the theme of faith.

America's Iraqi Strategic Blunder

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Fernando Espuelas

Even in 2002, in the midst of the fear campaign unleashed by Bush's White House to create public support for an invasion of Iraq, credible voices in the American mainstream questioned the claims.

Gordon Brown: The First Interview Since Leaving Office

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Patterson

We're back in the post-prime ministerial car. I am determined to squeeze more out of Brown. I was wondering, I say, what the biggest adjustments were for his new life?

Tony Blair Plotted to Free a Terrorist in Exchange for Oil -- Does This Finally Reveal the Truth About Iraq?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Is your life worth more to your government than a few pence added onto Big Oil's share price? Sometimes there is a story that lays out the priorities of governments once the doors are closed and cameras switched off.

Omar al Bashir and the Problem of Whataboutery

Ben S. Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben S. Cohen

In 2008, when the ICC initially charged al-Bashir with individual criminal responsibility for crimes against humanity in Darfur, there was a veritable chorus of "What about Bush?"