The ‘young war criminal’ speaks

World Economic Forum Photo: Remy Steinegger
Tony Blair at Davos in 2009.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 06/18/2014 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 06/18/2014 11:38 pm EDT

Whatever else you may say about the “young war criminal” (as British journalist Alan Watkins used to call former prime minister Tony Blair), he certainly fights his corner with great determination. He is condemned to spend his life defending his part in the invasion of Iraq in 2003, and last weekend he was at it again.

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