Revealed: how UK targets Saudis for top contracts | World news | The Guardian

Coat of Arms of Saudi Arabia

Coat of Arms of Saudi Arabia (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

According to the left-wing Guardian, documents show that the controversial kingdom is seen as a ‘priority market’ for British companies.

Source: Revealed: how UK targets Saudis for top contracts | World news | The Guardian

Once again this highlights the absence of an effective industry strategy. Indeed David Cameron’s government seems light on strategy.

Thoughts?

Smoking gun emails reveal Blair’s ‘deal in blood’ with George Bush over Iraq war was forged a YEAR before the invasion had even started | Daily Mail Online

ExPrime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony B...

ExPrime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair shaking hands with President of the United States, George W. Bush, after they conclude a joint news conference at the Camp David (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Daily Mail reports that a sensational leaked White House memo shows that Blair had given an unqualified pledge to sign up to the conflict a year before the 2003 invasion started, despite public statements to the contrary.

Source: Smoking gun emails reveal Blair’s ‘deal in blood’ with George Bush over Iraq war was forged a YEAR before the invasion had even started  | Daily Mail Online

So will Tony Blair ever be held to account for his decisions?

Thoughts?