Rupert Murdoch pressured Tony Blair over Iraq, says Alastair Campbell

Murdoch joined an 'over-crude' attempt by US Republicans to accelerate British involvement in the Iraq war, Campbell says Rupert Murdoch joined in an "over-crude" attempt by US Republicans to force Tony Blair to accelerate British involvement in the Iraq war a week before a crucial House of Commons vote in 2003, according to the final volumes of Alastair Campbell's government diaries. In another blow to the media mogul, who told the Leveson inquiry that he ... Full Story »

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