Iraq War

The Cold War Never Went Away in the Middle East: It Also Had a Bearing on the Invasion of Iraq in 2003

Catriona Luke | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK
Catriona Luke

If you thought the Suez crisis of 1956 was a long way away, consider that there were joint Russia-China-Iran naval exercises this year, the collapse of the Soviet bloc in 1989 could be considered just a pause and the West versus the world's murkier and more dictatorial states is still a conflict in progress.

Exclusive: Jeremy Corbyn Should Not Apologise For The Iraq War, Say Labour Voters

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Politics

A majority of Labour voters do not believe Jeremy Corbyn should apologise for the Iraq War, a Survation poll for The Huffington Post UK can reveal. ...

The Summer I Understood War

Hekate Papadaki | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK
Hekate Papadaki

War was something that happened on TV until the summer of 2004. A boat carrying Iraqi families had crashed somewhere on the coast of Attica in Greece....

Chilcot Report - Has The Wait Just Got A Bit Shorter?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 09.09.2015 | UK Politics

The long-delayed official report into Britain's role in the Iraq War took a big step forward today after Sir John Chilcot revealed he had finally rece...

Chilcot Defends Iraq Report Delays

The Huffington Post UK | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Politics

Sir John Chilcot says he understands the "anguish" felt by families of British soldiers killed in Iraq as he attempted to explain why his inquiry has ...

It's Not Just Blair Who Should Be Worried About Chilcot's Report

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

The long-anticipated inquiry into Britain's role in the Iraq War will extend blame to senior political figures outside of just Tony Blair and his then...

Jeremy Corbyn Vows Labour Will Never Do What Blair Did Again

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Politics

Labour leadership frontrunner, Jeremy Corbyn, said he would issue a formal apology over the Iraq War on behalf of the party if he wins the leadership ...

Could Corbyn Be About To Apologise For RyanAir, Mr Blobby And Yesterday's Cricket?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK

Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to apologise for the Iraq war on behalf of Labour if he is elected as party leader - but could he be about to say sorry for so...

Jeremy Corbyn Has To Defend Another Controversial Comment, This Time About ISIS

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK

Labour leadership frontrunner, Jeremy Corbyn, has been forced to defend comments he made in which he appeared to compare the actions of Islamic State ...

The Iraq War Report Panel Is Convinced Politicians Are Out To Get Them

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK

Politicians are trying to discredit the Chilcot inquiry into the Iraq War as “bumbling incompetents” so their eventual conclusions can be dismisse...

Dead Soldier's Father Wants 'War Criminal Blair Dragged Off In Shackles'

PA | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK

Families of soldiers killed in the Iraq War will take legal action if the Chilcot Inquiry is not published by the end of the year, the father of one o...

Burnham: No Need For 'Urgency' On Syria Vote

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 09.08.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron should not try to "bounce" the Commons into a fresh vote on UK military action in Syria next month, Andy Burnham has warned. In his s...

The 'Blairite' Badge Is Now an Unwanted Label and It Shouldn't Be

Harry Howard | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Howard

Tony Blair is rightly unpopular for a number of reasons, yet what he achieved as a politician, in revolutionising his party after 20 years of upheaval, was nothing short of remarkable. Real prosperity and real investment was delivered and I just can't understand why today's party is prepared to turn its back on that in favour of becoming an electoral irrelevance.

Chilcot Report: Iraq Inquiry Chairman Repeatedly Turned Down Offer Of More Civil Service Resources

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Politics

The chairman of the Iraq War inquiry has repeatedly refused extra resources to help finally produce the long-awaited report, the head of the civil ser...

Cameron's Speech Feeds Anti-Muslim Prejudice

Ajmal Masroor | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK
Ajmal Masroor

Cameron blames the Islamic value system for extremism in the world today - I find such a statement totally ignorant and unenlightened.

Our Waterloo

Ben Stockman | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Politics
Ben Stockman

There is an old legend relating to the end of the battle of Waterloo, which passed its bicentennial anniversary last week. The story goes that immedia...

Four Years On. And The Iraq Inquiry Is STILL Far From Ready

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Waugh | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has warned the Chilcot Inquiry that he and the families of those killed in Iraq are 'fast losing patience' at its failure to publish its...

Blair Steps Aside as 'We Are Many' Gains Momentum

Katy Gregory | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Politics
Katy Gregory

It was Percy Bysshe Shelley who penned the line "Ye are many -- they are few." On February 15, 2003, armed with this notion, the world marched agains...

George Galloway Holds Nothing Back In Scathing Attack On Tony Blair's New Job

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK

Former Respect MP George Galloway has launched an attack upon his old foe Tony Blair. The former Prime Minister has landed himself a role as the h...

The Time Charles Kennedy Stood Up Against The Iraq War In Iconic 2003 Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK

Charles Kennedy, a man who has been remembered as being one of the most principled members of British politics, made an iconic speech at an anti-Iraq ...

How George Bush Is Killing His Brother's Run For The White House

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Politics

NEW YORK -- Having witnessed the protracted Miliband fratricide, which concluded with Ed’s (political) death last Friday, the US is delighting in it...

From Battle of Hastings to War on Terror: Why GCSE History needs a wider lens

Andrew Hall | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Andrew Hall

To keep up with the world as it stands in 2015, students must have a broader historical education than they have ever had before, with a much greater focus on understanding the world around them right now.

'Support a Woman, Not a Charity' and Make it Happen Every Day for Every Woman

Shivonne Graham | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK
Shivonne Graham

After going through the programme, she will earn on average five times more than she did at enrolment. This boost in household income results in better nutrition and family health, and keeps children in school.

US News Anchor On Temporary Leave After Made-Up War Story

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK

A leading US television news anchor is taking temporary leave after admitting he told a false story about being aboard a helicopter that was shot dow...

Chilcot Reveals Death Of Iraq Inquiry Panel Member - But Not Publication Date Of Report

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Politics

The chairman of the delayed inquiry into the Iraq War revealed today that one of his panel members died last night - but was when the public will get ...