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  • Illustration by Graff, Dagbladet, Oslo, Norway

    KIM: Dear Leader to dead duck

    Comrade Gadhafi: You have my undying support in your struggle with the American devils and their lapdogs. May you live ten thousand years to pay them back for their cowardly hypocrisy. However, it pains me to say this, but if you had followed my example, you would not be in such dire straits.

  • ** FILE ** British Prime Minister Tony Blair greets Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi at his desert base outside Sirte, south of Tripoli, Libya, in May 2007. (AP Photo)

    West rues ties to Gadhafi

    As Col. Moammar Gadhafi's regime crumbles, questions are being raised about whether Britain, the United States and others were too quick to embrace a volatile despot linked to terrorism and oppression as they sought lucrative business deals.

  • Straw: U.K. ministers had 'great anxiety' over Iraq

  • Illustration: Iran by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    JOSCELYN & LEDEEN: Tony Blair: To defeat al Qaeda we must also defeat Iran

    "How do you deal with al Qaeda?" former British Prime Minister Tony Blair asked rhetorically during a public hearing in London earlier this month. Mr. Blair quickly answered his own question: "You can't deal with them unless you deal with the bigger picture, which includes Iran."

  • A protester wearing a Tony Blair mask, takes part in a demonstration against the former British prime minister outside the venue of the inquiry into the Iraq war, in London, Friday, Jan. 21, 2011. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Tony Blair gets second grilling on Iraq war

    A full year before the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, then-British Prime Minister Tony Blair told his chief of staff the West should be "gung-ho" on toppling Saddam Hussein, a panel looking into the conflict disclosed Friday.

  • BOOK REVIEW: 'Fall of Giants'

    Ken Follett is an acquired taste that I had not acquired; however, when I heard that he had written an epic novel about the roots and consequences of World War I, I volunteered to review it. I'm glad I did. World War I has largely faded from popular memory; it is the only war that has no major monument in Washington. That is tragic because it was the root of everything that followed in the 20th century, and much of what we now live in the new millennium.

  • Ed Miliband (left), newly-elected leader of Britain's opposition Labor Party, embraces brother David Miliband, who was also a candidate for the top party post, following the announcement of his selection at the start of the party's annual conference in Manchester, England, on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    U.K.'s new Labor leader says he won't be 'Red Ed'

    Ed Miliband, Britain's newly appointed opposition leader, insisted Sunday he won't force his Labor Party toward the political left wing after he harnessed the support of leftist labor unions to beat his better-known brother in a dramatic election.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly Cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Tara Todras-Whitehill, Pool)

    Netanyahu: Current settlement curbs won't remain

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday the current restrictions on West Bank settlements will not remain in place, though some limits on construction still will be in place.

  • Israel will not build "tens of thousands of housing units that are in the pipeline, but we will not freeze the lives of the residents," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. (Associated Press)

    Netanyahu: West Bank settlement curbs won't remain

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday the current restrictions on West Bank settlements will not remain in place, though there will still be some limits on construction.

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