Our mission is to persuade them to do so. Of the Iraqi people, groaning under years of dictatorship. The terrorists, watching and analysing every move in our psychology as they do, would have taken heart.
It is clear the sentiment which led to Brexit is not confined to the UK.
On poverty and sustainable development. We argue for it precisely because we are proud citizens of our country — Britain — who believe that in the 21st Century, we should maintain our partnership with the biggest political union and largest commercial market on our doorstep; not in diminution of our national interest, but in satisfaction of it.
Four million people out of a population of just over 20 million are in exile. It is even possible that it fails and we end up trading on WTO rules.
All this was before September 11th. That is the struggle which engages us. None of this ignores the challenges the country faces which stoked the anger fuelling Brexit: But there will be, in any event, no sound future for the UN, no guarantee against the repetition of these events, unless we recognise the urgent need for a political agenda we can unite upon.
A Europe in which Britain finds it harder to be a financial centre for European business will be deeply damaging for Britain but it will also impede the economy of Europe. It was very active.
It was divisive because it was difficult. The cake will either be had or be eaten but it will not be both. It is a challenge of a different nature from anything the world has faced before. On each occasion the most careful judgement has to be made taking account of everything we know and the best assessment and advice available.
There are around 60 direct flights between London and Amsterdam every day. Of course, Britain can maintain a close relationship on defence even outside the EU. But it is the reason, I say frankly, why if we do act we should do so with a clear conscience and strong heart.
Their argument is one I understand totally. And at the heart of it has been the concept of a world in which there are rival poles of power. Again the inspectors probed but found little. It is the waking thought, the daily grind, the meditation before sleep and the stuff of its dreams; or nightmares.
In this sense, the Brexit debate is part of something much bigger. The British people should be given a final say on whatever deal is negotiated.This is the text of prime minister Tony Blair's speech opening today's debate on the Iraq crisis in the house of Commons, as released by 10 Downing Street.
Blair announced at the end of his speech at the Labour Party conference that he intended to replace this clause of the party's constitution with a new statement of aims and values.
Blair has used his Quartet Tony Blair Associates works with the Kazakhstan government, advising the regime on judicial.
These are external links and will open in a new window Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has launched a campaign to try to persuade the British people to change their minds about leaving the.
Tony Blair's speech in full as he urges EU leaders to work to stop Brexit as it threatens the whole European project.
The former prime minister has said leaving the bloc would damage both the UK. Speech given by the prime minister in Sedgefield, justifying military action in Iraq and warning of the continued threat of global terrorism.
This is the text of a speech by Tony Blair at the European Policy Centre event in Brussels on Thursday 1st March Check against delivery.Download