May 23, 2014

Cameron's Unhelpful Friendship with Blair

Peter Oborne, Telegraph

The Associated Press

Thursday is election day, and the attention of the political nation is focused on Nigel Farage, the remarkable rise of Ukip, and the consequences for the three main parties. I dealt at length with all these issues last week, since when a series of devastating developments has compelled my attention. As with so much else in British public life, these have their origins in Tony Blair’s premiership and lethal issues remaining unresolved from the Iraq War.

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