Alastair Campbell

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heraldscotland
Protests, balloons, daughters on parade - welcome to King Donald's coronationMcGrath/Getty Images “Alastair: you OK, hun?” Rachel Johnson, Boris’s sister,
Protests, balloons, daughters on parade - welcome to King Donald's coronation
heraldscotland / Posted 9 days ago
McGrath/Getty Images “Alastair: you OK, hun?” Rachel Johnson, Boris’s sister, responds to former Blair press secretary Alastair Campbell saying her brother’s appointment as Foreign Secretary “has gone down like a global dose of the Zika virus”.... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Christian values could help PM through difficult timesor not, but they have not made their religious beliefs a matter of public witne
Christian values could help PM through difficult times
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
or not, but they have not made their religious beliefs a matter of public witness. Tony Blair's communications chief Alastair Campbell once said bluntly, and arrogantly, "We don't do God", and his boss kept his Christianity well under wraps... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
How Tony Blair liedWMD issue,” he said. This assertion, however, has been undermined by several ex
How Tony Blair lied
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
WMD issue,” he said. This assertion, however, has been undermined by several extracts from the diaries of his spin-doctor Alastair Campbell. For instance, on 2 April 2002, Campbell wrote that “we discussed whether the central aim was WMD or regime... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Alastair Campbell advises Theresa May how to capitalise on her early days as PMto you. Your job now is to lead the country through very difficult times and m
Alastair Campbell advises Theresa May how to capitalise on her early days as PM
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
to you. Your job now is to lead the country through very difficult times and make decisions in the national interest. Alastair Campbell says Mrs May will never have more power than in her early days as PM You must put those decisions before... Read more
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Daily Mail
Brexit Secretary David Davis says Britain will leave the EU by 2018he worked closely with former Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti. His friendsh
Brexit Secretary David Davis says Britain will leave the EU by 2018
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
he worked closely with former Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti. His friendship with former Downing Street spin chief Alastair Campbell raised Conservative eyebrows. Mr Davis once revealed that he offered to buy Mr Campbell's old newspaper... Read more
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heraldscotland
Boris as the Minister for Ferrero Rocher? Labour urges apology for Obama commentsthe media calls for a kiss. Do your own thing. Be your own woman. Good speech.
Boris as the Minister for Ferrero Rocher? Labour urges apology for Obama comments
heraldscotland / Posted 13 days ago
the media calls for a kiss. Do your own thing. Be your own woman. Good speech. Labour in even more trouble I'd say — Alastair Campbell (@campbellclaret) July 13, 2016 A former Labour press secretary tweets. "Nothing is really impossible if... Read more
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Northern Echo
PM Theresa May promises 'country which works for all' - latest on cabinet appointmentshe worked closely with former Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti. His friendsh
PM Theresa May promises 'country which works for all' - latest on cabinet appointments
Northern Echo / Posted 14 days ago
he worked closely with former Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti. His friendship with former Downing Street spin chief Alastair Campbell raised Conservative eyebrows. Mr Davis once revealed that he offered to buy Mr Campbell's old newspaper... Read more
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Daily Star
Believe 9/11 was a hoax? Single? Try this dating site with a wicked twisttheories surrounding the EU referendum Chemtrail flu bio weapon conspiracy Ch
Believe 9/11 was a hoax? Single? Try this dating site with a wicked twist
Daily Star / Posted 15 days ago
theories surrounding the EU referendum Chemtrail flu bio weapon conspiracy Chemtrail flu bio weapon conspiracy Alastair Campbell says conspiracy theories must be laid to rest Alastair Campbell speaks to BBC World At One following the... Read more
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express
Angela Eagle blasted online as Corbyn-backing keyboard warriors hijack MPs Facebook pageshad no confidence in Mr Corbyn in a vote in which he garnered the support of ju
Angela Eagle blasted online as Corbyn-backing keyboard warriors hijack MPs Facebook pages
express / Posted 15 days ago
had no confidence in Mr Corbyn in a vote in which he garnered the support of just 40 Westminster colleagues.Related videos Alastair Campbell on Jeremy Corbyn's Iraq apology Angela Eagle: Jeremy Corbyn has to go Jeremy Corbyn tells rebel Labour... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Bianca Jagger Apologizes for Copy & Paste Nazi Tweethomosexual exhibitionist” followed by all the homosexual exhibitionist things B
Bianca Jagger Apologizes for Copy & Paste Nazi Tweet
The Jewish Press / Posted 15 days ago
homosexual exhibitionist” followed by all the homosexual exhibitionist things Bryant is apparently enamoured with. Alastair Campbell, who ran communications for Tony Blair’s Labour government, tweeted Jagger: “Are we to weigh up ‘Jew,’... Read more
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The Irish Times
Exit Andrea Leadsom: should she have kept mum?truculent teenagers. Yes, that might come in handy in the Department of Foreign
Exit Andrea Leadsom: should she have kept mum?
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
truculent teenagers. Yes, that might come in handy in the Department of Foreign Affairs. Give all mothers a minute with Alastair Campbell and we can spin you a tale of the unique qualities that motherhood brings to the table of national... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Peter Rhodes: An unfortunate mistake? « Shropshire StarIN March 2004, a year after the US/UK invasion of Iraq, I interviewed Tony Blai
Peter Rhodes: An unfortunate mistake? « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 16 days ago
IN March 2004, a year after the US/UK invasion of Iraq, I interviewed Tony Blair's spin doctor Alastair Campbell. There was not an ounce of remorse or a word of apology, just a bull-headed conviction that Tony was a great man and his critics were all... Read more
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Daily Star
Harry brands Chilcot 'tragic': Prince tells pals of his sorrow over IraqIraq in March 2003 has become a defining moment for the UK, the decision makers
Harry brands Chilcot 'tragic': Prince tells pals of his sorrow over Iraq
Daily Star / Posted 18 days ago
Iraq in March 2003 has become a defining moment for the UK, the decision makers who cast the die to GMB - Susanna grills Alastair Campbell over Chilcot Report Good Morning Britain - Susanna Reid grills Alastair Campbell over Tony Blair's role in... Read more
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express
Corbyn to face leadership battle from Angela Eaglea strong Labour Party can make."Related articles Corbyn tells rivals and rebel
Corbyn to face leadership battle from Angela Eagle
express / Posted 18 days ago
a strong Labour Party can make."Related articles Corbyn tells rivals and rebel MPs to face him in a leadership contest Alastair Campbell derides Jeremy Corbyn apology over Iraq The senior Labour politician resigned last month as shadow... Read more
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express
Defiant Corbyn tells rivals and rebel MPs to face him in a leadership contestpopular support at the party's grass roots. Related articles WATCH: Jeremy Cor
Defiant Corbyn tells rivals and rebel MPs to face him in a leadership contest
express / Posted 19 days ago
popular support at the party's grass roots. Related articles WATCH: Jeremy Corbyn jokes about lack of heckling at PMQs Alastair Campbell derides Jeremy Corbyn apology over Iraq Writing in The Guardian he said a “political sea-change” was... Read more
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Op-Ed News
More Obscuration From The British Establishmentof Tony Blair, the war criminal and liar, providing, according to Amb. Murray,
More Obscuration From The British Establishment
Op-Ed News / Posted 19 days ago
of Tony Blair, the war criminal and liar, providing, according to Amb. Murray, "unlimited airtime to Blair and his defender Alastair Campbell" and "almost no airtime to those who campaigned against the war." Here is the judgement of a British... Read more
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Northern Echo
Schoolchildren inspired to be "winners" by pioneering Teesside schemeinspire and prepare children for the world of work at the Wynyard Hall event.
Schoolchildren inspired to be "winners" by pioneering Teesside scheme
Northern Echo / Posted 20 days ago
inspire and prepare children for the world of work at the Wynyard Hall event. Speakers included former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell, jockey Tony McCoy and Wildcats of Kilkenny frontman Mike McGrother. Businesses are already signing up for... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Former Blackburn MP Jack Straw defends “difficult” decision to go to war with Iraqthe decisions can only properly be judged in the context of the time. “I take
Former Blackburn MP Jack Straw defends “difficult” decision to go to war with Iraq
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
the decisions can only properly be judged in the context of the time. “I take full responsibility for all those I made.” Alastair Campbell, a prominent Burnley fan and then No 10 Downing Street director of communications, said Chilcot had cleared... Read more
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express
'Not the Britain I want to live in' LBC caller's support for Tony Blair sparks furious rowreport published on Wednesday. While many have lined up to condemn Mr Blair –
'Not the Britain I want to live in' LBC caller's support for Tony Blair sparks furious row
express / Posted 20 days ago
report published on Wednesday. While many have lined up to condemn Mr Blair – others, including former allies such as Alastair Campbell, have said the report has cleared Mr Blair of charges of lying and manipulation. Jackson from Dagenham... Read more
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express
Iraqi militants released to stop attacks on HUMILIATED British forcesMr Blair had overstated the threat posed by Saddam Hussein and military action
Iraqi militants released to stop attacks on HUMILIATED British forces
express / Posted 20 days ago
Mr Blair had overstated the threat posed by Saddam Hussein and military action was not a last resort. Related articles Alastair Campbell derides Jeremy Corbyn apology over Iraq God and George Bush drove Tony Blair to invade Iraq, biographer... Read more
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express
Chilcot is fourth inquiry to clear me of 'sexing up' WMD dossier: Blair’s ex-spin doctorinquiry to clear me of 'sexing up' WMD dossier: Blair’s ex-spin doctor FORMER
Chilcot is fourth inquiry to clear me of 'sexing up' WMD dossier: Blair’s ex-spin doctor
express / Posted 20 days ago
inquiry to clear me of 'sexing up' WMD dossier: Blair’s ex-spin doctor FORMER Downing Street director of communications Alastair Campbell has said that the Chilcot Report is the fourth inquiry to clear him of "sexing up" a Government dossier on... Read more
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express
'Jeremy can say what he wants' Alastair Campbell derides Corbyn's Iraq apology THIS is the moment Alastair Campbell derided Jeremy Corbyn after the Labour l
'Jeremy can say what he wants' Alastair Campbell derides Corbyn's Iraq apology
express / Posted 20 days ago
THIS is the moment Alastair Campbell derided Jeremy Corbyn after the Labour leader apologised for his party's role in the Iraq War. The Islington North MP said: "I now... Read more
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heraldscotland
Chilcot report: Alastair Campbell says inquiry clears him of 'sexing up' WMD dossierFORMER Downing Street director of communications Alastair Campbell said the Chi
Chilcot report: Alastair Campbell says inquiry clears him of 'sexing up' WMD dossier
heraldscotland / Posted 20 days ago
FORMER Downing Street director of communications Alastair Campbell said the Chilcot Report is the fourth inquiry to clear him of “sexing up” a government dossier on Iraq’s supposed arsenal of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). While acknowledging... Read more
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Daily Mail
Blair declared he couldn't say sorry for Iraq because he'd do it againexcoriating conclusions and insisting that he had made the world a safer place
Blair declared he couldn't say sorry for Iraq because he'd do it again
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
excoriating conclusions and insisting that he had made the world a safer place But Mr Blair’s ex-communications director Alastair Campbell said the report lays to rest ‘allegations of lying and deceit’. Sir John praised the ‘great courage’ of... Read more
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heraldscotland
Chilcot report: The misguided march to warand the dossier released that day – which would later face accusations that it
Chilcot report: The misguided march to war
heraldscotland / Posted 20 days ago
and the dossier released that day – which would later face accusations that it had been ‘sexed up’ by his press chief Alastair Campbell – were presented to MPs with a “certainty that was not justified”. As long as sanctions remained effective... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Alastair Campbell: Chilcot report shows ‘no sexing up’ of WMD dossier | Irish Examiner Former Downing Street director of communications Alastair
Alastair Campbell: Chilcot report shows ‘no sexing up’ of WMD dossier
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
| Irish Examiner Former Downing Street director of communications Alastair Campbell said the Chilcot report... Read more
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heraldscotland
Chilcot report: The march to warand the dossier released that day – which would later face accusations that it
Chilcot report: The march to war
heraldscotland / Posted 21 days ago
and the dossier released that day – which would later face accusations that it had been ‘sexed up’ by his press chief Alastair Campbell – were presented to MPs with a “certainty that was not justified”. As long as sanctions remained effective... Read more
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Northern Star
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existedweapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitte
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existed
Northern Star / Posted 21 days ago
weapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitted Tony Blair's director of communications, Alastair Campbell, of the charge that he "sexed up" the September dossier to distort the intelligence - an allegation aired... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existedweapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitte
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existed
The Daily Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
weapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitted Tony Blair's director of communications, Alastair Campbell, of the charge that he "sexed up" the September dossier to distort the intelligence - an allegation aired... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existedweapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitte
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existed
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
weapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitted Tony Blair's director of communications, Alastair Campbell, of the charge that he "sexed up" the September dossier to distort the intelligence - an allegation aired... Read more
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Queensland Times
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existedweapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitte
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existed
Queensland Times / Posted 21 days ago
weapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitted Tony Blair's director of communications, Alastair Campbell, of the charge that he "sexed up" the September dossier to distort the intelligence - an allegation aired... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existedweapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitte
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existed
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 21 days ago
weapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitted Tony Blair's director of communications, Alastair Campbell, of the charge that he "sexed up" the September dossier to distort the intelligence - an allegation aired... Read more
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News Mail
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existedweapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitte
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existed
News Mail / Posted 21 days ago
weapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitted Tony Blair's director of communications, Alastair Campbell, of the charge that he "sexed up" the September dossier to distort the intelligence - an allegation aired... Read more
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Daily Examiner
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existedweapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitte
The UK joined Iraq War without knowing if "WMDs" existed
Daily Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
weapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued." But he acquitted Tony Blair's director of communications, Alastair Campbell, of the charge that he "sexed up" the September dossier to distort the intelligence - an allegation aired... Read more
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express
Chilcot report: Ministry of Defence also has questions to answerexplosive devices and it did not do enough to upgrade the Army’s unsuitable Sna
Chilcot report: Ministry of Defence also has questions to answer
express / Posted 21 days ago
explosive devices and it did not do enough to upgrade the Army’s unsuitable Snatch Land Rovers. Related articles Is Alastair Campbell sticking the boot into David Kelly over Chilcot? Jeremy Corbyn apologises on behalf of Labour for... Read more
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express
Chilcot report: The 'damning' verdict on the Iraq waralmost cries in response to Chilcot report But in a reference to the “dodgy do
Chilcot report: The 'damning' verdict on the Iraq war
express / Posted 21 days ago
almost cries in response to Chilcot report But in a reference to the “dodgy dossier” partly authored by former spin doctor Alastair Campbell the report said that “judgments about the severity of the threat posed by Iraq’s WMD were presented with a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Blair could face legal action as Chilcot report is publishedhave ever faced', but has insisted Britain's involvement was 'justified'. Fore
Blair could face legal action as Chilcot report is published
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
have ever faced', but has insisted Britain's involvement was 'justified'. Foreign Secretary Jack Straw (left), spin doctor Alastair Campbell (centre) and MI6 boss Sir Richard Dearlove (right) were also involved Campbell was Tony Blair's director... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Chilcot Report Is a Whitewasha notorious whitewash is assuring us that this will not be one, is bullshit. A
Chilcot Report Is a Whitewash
Zero Hedge / Posted 21 days ago
a notorious whitewash is assuring us that this will not be one, is bullshit. A good friend and former jogging partner of Alastair Campbell. Last time I actually spoke to him we were both Ambassadors and on a British frigate moored on the Neva in... Read more
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Daily Star
'Stick it up your a***' Twitter reacts to megaphone idiot trying to hijack Sky Newsloudhailer would just not keep quiet. He repeatedly shouted over grandee inter
'Stick it up your a***' Twitter reacts to megaphone idiot trying to hijack Sky News
Daily Star / Posted 21 days ago
loudhailer would just not keep quiet. He repeatedly shouted over grandee interviewees and angered viewers. Spin doctor Alastair Campbell even commented on the bloke while he was being interviewed while he was in Barcelona. Reckon Jeremy... Read more
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express
Twitter account set up tweeting ENTIRE Chilcot Report - will take around 84,000 posts1. In 2003, for the first time since the Second World War, the United Kingdom t
Twitter account set up tweeting ENTIRE Chilcot Report - will take around 84,000 posts
express / Posted 21 days ago
1. In 2003, for the first time since the Second World War, the United Kingdom took part in an opposed invasion and Is Alastair Campbell sticking the boot into David Kelly over Chilcot? Jeremy Corbyn apologises on behalf of Labour for... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Flawed' intelligence services slammed for not standing up to Blairwas advised the evidence would not convince the public. A 'public dossier' was
'Flawed' intelligence services slammed for not standing up to Blair
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
was advised the evidence would not convince the public. A 'public dossier' was then ordered with Mr Blair's spin doctor, Alastair Campbell, given the 'lead role on the timing/form of its release'. Messages which passed between Tony Blair and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Chilcot report: Tony Blair didn't tell truth about WMDs, the deal with Bush or the warnings of fallout – how UK went to war in Iraqweapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued.” But he acquitte
Chilcot report: Tony Blair didn't tell truth about WMDs, the deal with Bush or the warnings of fallout – how UK went to war in Iraq
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
weapons or that efforts to develop nuclear weapons continued.” But he acquitted Tony Blair’s director of communications, Alastair Campbell, of the charge that he “sexed up” the September dossier to distort the intelligence – an allegation aired... Read more
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express
Is Alastair Campbell sticking the knife into David Kelly with his Chilcot report response? TONY Blair's spin doctor Alastair Campbell appears to have stuck the knife in
Is Alastair Campbell sticking the knife into David Kelly with his Chilcot report response?
express / Posted 21 days ago
TONY Blair's spin doctor Alastair Campbell appears to have stuck the knife into tragic David Kelly after saying the Chilcot report into the Iraq war showed... Read more
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chroniclelive
Chilcot Inquiry: The winners and losersfor post-crisis Iraq, with the UK failing to win over Washington to its preferr
Chilcot Inquiry: The winners and losers
chroniclelive / Posted 21 days ago
for post-crisis Iraq, with the UK failing to win over Washington to its preferred plan for the UN to take the lead.Alastair Campbell - winner Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair’s director of communications, was cleared by Chilcot of the... Read more
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International Business Times
Chilcot report: Alastair Campbell issues robust defence of former boss Tony Blair Alastair Campbell has backed his embattled former boss, Tony Blair, following t
Chilcot report: Alastair Campbell issues robust defence of former boss Tony Blair
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
Alastair Campbell has backed his embattled former boss, Tony Blair, following the release of the Chilcot report into Britain's conduct of the Iraq war in 2003 earlier today (6 July). The findings of the seven-year inquiry were scathing and concluded... Read more
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express
Alastair Campbell claims Chilcot proves public was NOT mislead over Iraq ALASTAIR Campbell has called for conspiracy theories regarding the Iraq War a
Alastair Campbell claims Chilcot proves public was NOT mislead over Iraq
express / Posted 21 days ago
ALASTAIR Campbell has called for conspiracy theories regarding the Iraq War and Tony Blair to be laid to rest – despite the damning verdict of the Chilcot report. Mr Cambell... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Chilcot report delivers damning verdict on British role in Iraq Warthe war had not died in vain. "The world was, and is in my judgment, a better
Chilcot report delivers damning verdict on British role in Iraq War
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 21 days ago
the war had not died in vain. "The world was, and is in my judgment, a better place without Saddam Hussein," Blair said. Alastair Campbell, Blair's influential communications director at the time, responded to the report with a bullish blog... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Statement on the Chilcot Report by the Iraqi Transnational Collective - London Chapterremit, never intended to discuss criminal or civil liability on the part of Bla
Statement on the Chilcot Report by the Iraqi Transnational Collective - London Chapter
CommonDreams.org / Posted 21 days ago
remit, never intended to discuss criminal or civil liability on the part of Blair, Straw and their principle spin doctor Alastair Campbell among others. Unless the findings of the inquiry lead to the impeachment of some or all of the guilty... Read more
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chroniclelive
Chilcot Inquiry: 10 key points from the long-awaited reportnot have developed a nuclear weapon nor long range WMD,” said Sir John. 5. How
Chilcot Inquiry: 10 key points from the long-awaited report
chroniclelive / Posted 21 days ago
not have developed a nuclear weapon nor long range WMD,” said Sir John. 5. However he decided Blair’s press secretary Alastair Campbell did not ‘sex up’ what became known as the dodgy dossier (not his words), on Iraq’s alleged weapons of mass... Read more
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Daily Mail
Chilcot's damning verdict on Blairhave ever faced', but has insisted Britain's involvement was 'justified'. Fore
Chilcot's damning verdict on Blair
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
have ever faced', but has insisted Britain's involvement was 'justified'. Foreign Secretary Jack Straw (left), spin doctor Alastair Campbell (centre) and MI6 boss Sir Richard Dearlove (right) were also involved Campbell was Tony Blair's director... Read more
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