About: Tony Blair

Brexit 04-02-2019

Why Brexit is good for the UK and the EU

There is an anti-EU virus in the British body politic of particularly virulent strain. It experienced a long period of hibernation and can be found in both major political parties, writes Fraser Cameron.
Brexit 10-04-2018

Once again, the hand of history hovers over Ireland

Northern Ireland is unique and unique solutions must be found to ensure that Brexit does not threaten the Irish peace process, twenty years after the landmark Good Friday Agreement writes Dr Melanie Sully.
Brexit 20-06-2016

The Darwinian case for the UK to stay in Europe

A Darwin political struggle is happening behind the scenes in the EU, but if UK were to leave the EU it would put its unity at risk, plunge parliament into legislative chaos and ‘unfriend’ our important friends in Europe, writes William Horsley.
Brexit 17-06-2016

Will David Cameron revert to the old normal if Remain wins?

A remain vote would give David Cameron unprecedented power to lead EU reform. But Denis MacShane asks if he will be quite such a Europhile once the dust has settled on the referendum and his job is secure.
Brexit 14-06-2016

Leaving the EU: moving forward into isolation

Recent global events attest to impending political isolationism. Donald Trump would build walls and restrict Muslim immigration. British isolationists would vote to separate Britain from the EU, while their Scottish counterparts would vote to separate from what would be left of Britain, writes Leon Trakman
Brexit 27-10-2015

‘Enthusiasm gap’ could make difference in Brexit referendum

For Romania and the rest of Eastern Europe, a Brexit would be extremely damaging. But as long as the 'Remain' campaign lacks enthusiasm, this is a real threat, writes Alina Bârg?oanu.
Global Europe 16-10-2015

Revitalising the Middle East Quartet post-Blair?

As the Middle East Quartet comes back to life, the EU must allow its member states to play an active role in the informal international group, to promote peace in the region, writes Nimrod Goren.

Blair: The case for Europe is power, not peace

In an increasingly multipolar world, in which GDP and population will increasingly be correlated, the rationale for Europe is stronger than ever. Together, Europe’s peoples can wield genuine influence, writes Tony Blair.