TITLE

BLAIR'S FINAL ACT

AUTHOR(S)
McGuire, Stryker; Flynn, Emily
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);5/9/2005 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 145 Issue 19, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the work of British Prime Minister Tony Blair in light of the forthcoming British election, in which he is seeking a third consecutive term. Analysis of Blair's first two terms; View that Blair was politically crippled by his action to go to war in Iraq; Suggestion that Blair faces numerous domestic and international problems if he is reelected; Examination of Blair's relationship with finance minister Gordon Brown, who is considered to be a future candidate for Prime Minister.
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16962287

 

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