George W Bush

Jack Sommers

Publish Iraq War Report, Ex-Blair Attorney General Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK

A former minister in Tony Blair's government has said the report of the official inquiry into the Iraq War must be published immediately, after prolon...

Who Throws A Shoe? Hillary Clinton Gets The George Bush Treatment (VIDEO, PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Politics

Hillary Clinton managed to dodge being hit by a shoe as she addressed a crowd in Las Vegas. The former Secretary of State cracked jokes after the ...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Music 'Used To Torture Terror Suspects'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK

Exposure to music by the Red Hot Chili Peppers was reportedly one of the torture techniques used by the US Government on terror suspects. Speaking ...

George W Bush May Have Copied His Paintings From Google Images

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK Tech

The work of the West's most improbable artists, George W Bush, has already been derided as "very simple-minded" and now it turns out they're pretty un...

Ukraine Crisis Shows Obama Does Not Believe in American Exceptionalism

Simon Phillips-Hughes | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Politics
Simon Phillips-Hughes

On his first overseas trip as president in 2009, Barack Obama was asked by a foreign journalist whether he subscribed to American exceptionalism, the idea that America has a unique role to champion freedom and democracy...

Five Principles and 38 Influential Quotations for the Modern Politician

Davis Mukasa | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Politics
Davis Mukasa

With the Sochi Winter Olympics well under way and the conduct of our global leaders and their policies firmly in the spotlight, I thought it'd be helpful to produce a guide to some abiding political principles, quotations and notes that aspiring politicians and politicos can use to make sense of the madcap crazy political world we live in. Enjoy.

Sharon: Defined in Five Key Punches

David Abrahams | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Politics
David Abrahams

Sharon was neither the devil nor the saviour depicted by opposing sides. He was brave, stubborn, frightening and extraordinary. In a world where modern politicians lack loyalty and backbone, he will leave a gap. What now for the region? Netanyahu is yet to prove himself a visionary.

Ned Simons

David Cameron Claims 'Mission Accomplished' In Afghanistan

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Politics

David Cameron has claimed British troops have achieved their mission in Afghanistan, more than 10 years after they were first deployed. The prime m...

Nelson Mandela's Memorial And The Axis Of Hope For World Leaders

The Huffington Post UK | Stephen Hull | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK

They were once enemies who joined only in their mutual hate, philosophical intolerance and political distrust of one another. But in a few hours, N...

New Zealand's Leader Questioned Over Apartheid Amnesia

Yasmine Ryan | Posted 08.02.2014 | UK Politics
Yasmine Ryan

John Key refuses to even discuss with the media his stance on apartheid at the time of Mandela's imprisonment. Key, of the conservative National Party, will be attending the funeral as the leader of the NZ delegation. Yet Key is irritated by the fact that media continues to ask him about the issue.

Lest We Forget, on Iraq, Afghanistan and Israel, Mandela Was a Radical

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

Rather than remember and mourn for Nelson Mandela only as a saint, we should remember and celebrate him as a radical. To do otherwise is to do a disservice to his struggle for freedom and justice beyond South Africa's borders.

Iraq War Inquiry Not Subject To American 'Veto'

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 14.11.2013 | UK Politics

The British government has denied reports that the United States has vetoed the public disclosure of documents included in the inquiry into the Iraq W...

Bush Will Speak At £100k Dinner, Fundraising To Convert Jews To Christianity

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

George W Bush is set to be the keynote speaker at a fundraising dinner for a controversial group that aims to convert Jews to Christianity. The for...

Why the Electoral College Works

Courtney Mower | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Courtney Mower

I acknowledge the Electoral college system may not be perfect, but it has many positive features and for now it's the best option the United States has.

Egypt: The Need For Action Vs. The Want For War

Richard Reoch | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Politics
Richard Reoch

As Egypt slides dangerously towards civil war, and the international community remains remarkably reluctant to take meaningful action, I am reminded of an incident that I witnessed in my own country many years ago...

George W.Bush In 'High Spirits' After Heart Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.10.2013 | UK Politics

George W. Bush is said to be in "high spirits" on Tuesday after undergoing a heart operation. In a statement issued by his office today, the 67-yea...

Blair To Face Criticism Over Iraq, Leaked Letters Suggest

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2013 | UK

Tony Blair is likely to be criticised by a major probe into the Iraq war, it has been reported. Sir John Chilcot, the chairman of the Iraq inquiry,...

The Bully Of The World

Ronnie Joice | Posted 01.09.2013 | UK Politics
Ronnie Joice

On the 27th February 1933, there was an arson attack on the Reichstag building in Berlin. The event is seen as pivotal in the establishment of Nazi Ge...

On Wiretaps and Drone Strikes, It's Time for Liberals to Accept That Obama Is Worse Than Bush

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

The US president is cool, calm and media-savvy. But presidents must be judged by their policies, not their personalities. And, seen from a liberal perspective, US national security policies aren't pretty.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'The Longest Slump In A Century'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 12.06.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Wednesday 12 June 2013... 1) 'THE LONGEST SLUMP IN A CENTURY' Forget (our anaemic) growth for a moment - focu...

Middle East: Bring Back Saddam Hussein?

Robin Lustig | Posted 02.08.2013 | UK Politics
Robin Lustig

If it weren't for the God-awful mess in Syria, I suspect we'd be paying a great deal more attention to the God-awful mess in Iraq. We should be, anyway. This month alone, more than 500 people have been killed in almost daily bomb attacks, and last month was reported to be the most violent the country has seen for nearly five years.

Shaker Aamer: Prisoner 239 and the Ongoing Scandal of Guantánamo Bay

Rob Atkinson | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Politics
Rob Atkinson

Shaker Aamer had been working for an Islamic charity in Afghanistan in 2001 when he was captured in Jalalabad and handed over to US officials. He was interrogated and then transported to Guantánamo Bay.

Reflecting on Iraq: Ten Years On

Sara Daoud | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sara Daoud

A decade has passed since George Bush issued an ultimatum, demanding that Saddam Hussein and his sons were to leave Iraq within 48 hours or face an invasion by the US. Bush's rhetoric made frequent mention of a 'free' Iraq, a country that would be 'liberated' from a dictator, yet the events that transpired from that ill-fated speech have devastated a country.

Ten Really Regrettable Political Speeches

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Politics

Wednesday marks the 10th anniversary of George Bush declaring the end of combat operations in Iraq. Despite taking measures to avoid saying the phr...

Jessica Elgot

Mission Accomplished?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK

Emblazoned in bold letters across red, white and blue, high a-top the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, a now infamous banner declared 'Mission Ac...