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Dangerous wounded beasts—the failures of imperialism

Dangerous wounded beasts—the failures of imperialism Nick Clark looks at the US's and Britain's huge defeats in Afghanistan

Letters—As an Afghan, I rejoice at the end of Western occupation

Letters—As an Afghan, I rejoice at the end of Western occupation Being an elderly Afghan, I have despaired about the two grim decades of the British invasion.

Blair claims war on Muslims is strategically vital for West

Blair claims war on Muslims is strategically vital for West Something of an echo of the establishment panic of the late 1960s is reverberating around the seats of power in Britain and the US.

Labour’s war guilt

Labour’s war guilt Not two weeks ago, Labour’s leader Keir Starmer said his party should be “very proud” of its right wing governments’ “achievements” under Tony Blair.

Islamophobia—the hate the state made

Islamophobia—the hate the state made Rulers across the world are planning fresh assaults on Muslims in 2021

Government cost-cutting in the NHS over a decade ago is putting lives at risk now

Government cost-cutting in the NHS over a decade ago is putting lives at risk now Why is the NHS failing to get the right protective equipment to health workers coming face to face with the coronavirus?

Reports show lies, kidnap and torture at the hands of the British state

28 June 2018
 The evidence—just a glimpse of the true situation—should shatter any talk of the superiority of “British values”.

Courts protect warmonger Tony Blair

01 August 2017
British newspapers were furious at a bomb maker who was jailed on terror charges last week.

The Paris Commune brought to life

09 August 2016
This graphic novel tells the real-life story of revolutionary and anarchist Louise Michel.

Chilcot report - Tony Blair should be put in the dock over Iraq war

12 July 2016
Warmonger and former Labour prime minister Tony Blair could face a motion of contempt in parliament following the release of the Chilcot report last week. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is reported to be ready to vote for it.

How lies created the case for the Iraq war

12 July 2016
Tony Blair did not go to war in Iraq because of ‘mistakes’ or ‘honestly held beliefs’—evidence given to the Chilcot inquiry exposes a deliberate process of lies to justify intervention

Chilcot - Blair's 'UN route' was discussed in April 2002 - and it was the pathway to war

07 July 2016
The meeting between George Bush and Tony Blair in April 2002 has been described as a turning point the run-up to the invasion of Iraq.

The dodgy dossier, Alastair Campbell and Iraq's weapons

06 July 2016
Tony Blair’s “dodgy” dossier gets an entire chapter in the Chilcot Inquiry’s report into the Iraq war, published today.

Chilcot on Blair, lies and WMDs

06 July 2016
John Chilcot’s speech this morning slammed Blair and others for asserting that there were Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs) in Iraq.

When did Blair agree to regime change in Iraq?

06 July 2016
Chilcot does not accept that Tony Blair had decided to join the US in invading Iraq as early as the start of 2002. But this appears to be contradicted by some of the evidence in the report.

Chilcot report destroys Blair's case for war

06 July 2016
The Chilcot inquiry into the 2003 Iraq war delivers its report today, Wednesday

Blair’s Iraq war—a disaster on all sides

05 July 2016
The evil influence that Tony Blair exerts on British politics has been on display as his creatures in the Parliamentary Labour Party mount their coup against Jeremy Corbyn.

Tony Blair must pay the price

07 June 2016
Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair’s grip on reality has seemed weak for some time now.

Soldier's mother Rose Gentle demands publication date for Chilcot Inquiry

13 August 2015
Rose Gentle's son Gordon died in Iraq more than 11 years ago. She spoke to Socialist Worker about the fight to get the Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq war finally published.

Tony Blair is the career criminal who just refuses to fade away

15 July 2014
A decade after launching the war that killed a million Iraqis, Tony Blair is still busy helping out dictators and making himself richer, writes Adam Cochrane

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