Ex-British PM Tony Blair blames inaction on Syria for current turmoil in Iraq

By Agence France-Presse
Saturday, June 14, 2014 20:40 EDT
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Former British prime minister Tony Blair answers questions during a press conference in London, on November 18, 2009. (AFP)
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Blair denies Iraq violence result of 2003 invasion (via AFP)

Tony Blair hit out on Sunday at critics who linked the 2003 invasion of Iraq with the current violence in the country, blaming instead the West’s failure to act in Syria. The former prime minister, who led Britain into the US-led war to remove Saddam…

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