Tony Blair

Islamism is 'first order security threat' to world, warns former UK PM Tony Blair

Highlighting that the Taliban are part of the 'global movement of radical Islam', he pointed out that while the movement contains many different groups, they share the same basic ideology.

published on : 6th September 2021

'Imbecilic': Ex-UK leader Tony Blair slams Afghan withdrawal

Blair conceded that mistakes were made over the past two decades but added that military interventions can be noble in intent, especially when challenging an extreme Islamist threat.

published on : 22nd August 2021

Need global approach for key challenges like pandemics: External Affairs minister S Jaishankar

Jaishankar also noted that there was a need to effectively utilise the capabilities spread across the world to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 30th June 2021

Northern Ireland needs South Africa-style truth commission: Tony Blair

Blair's government negotiated the 1998 Good Friday Agreement that ended three decades of bloodshed in Northern Ireland. 

published on : 12th May 2021

Former British PM Tony Blair calls Brexit a mess, asks for second vote

After two years of wrangling with her Conservative party, May finally presented her plan this month for economic ties with the EU after Brexit, sparking outrage among hardliners in the party.

published on : 17th July 2018