Tony Blair Hands Over Power Tony Blair handed over leadership of Britain, after more than 10 years in office, to Gordon Brown on June 27. As Blair's legacy continues to take shape, his decision to join the United States in Iraq, his aid in brokering peace in Northern Ireland, and his involvement in the war in Kosovo are likely to be among those events that define his time as prime minister.

Blair Steps Down, Takes Up Mideast Peace

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Tony Blair Bids Farewell to 10 Downing

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Gordon Brown Moves to British Prime Minister Post

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What to Call Tony: Analysts Review Blair Legacy

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Africa to Bid Fond Farewell to Blair

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British Prime Minister Tony Blair Defends Iraq War

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Bush Hosts Blair in White House for Final Time

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Brown Poised to Emerge from Blair's Shadow

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Blair's Legacy: Steeped in Disappointment?

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Blair Announces Plans to Step Down

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Listen to this 'Talk of the Nation' topic

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Blair's Departure Prompts Reflections on Tenure

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Departure Pressure Mounts on Britain's Blair

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