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Blair Takes on Iraq Amid Political Battles at Home

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Blair Takes on Iraq Amid Political Battles at Home

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Blair Takes on Iraq Amid Political Battles at Home

Blair Takes on Iraq Amid Political Battles at Home

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair's support for a potential war with Iraq puts him at significant political peril at home. Many members of parliament from his own Labor Party oppose his stance and the British public is firmly against war. NPR's Susan Stamberg speaks with Philip Stephens of London's Financial Times.