When it comes to U.S. foreign policy under President-elect Donald Trump, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is taking a wait-and-see approach.
By Larisa Epatko
In our news wrap Wednesday, members of the Freedom Caucus came out against a Republican bill that would bar gun sales to those on a terror watchlist. That leaves House Speaker Paul Ryan without the votes to pass the measure.
By PBS NewsHour
In other news Wednesday, News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch appeared before a British inquiry panel to refute charges he had too cozy a relationship with Britain's top politicians, among them former Prime Minister Tony Blair. Also, the U.S. Senate voted…
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair talks to Margaret Warner about the resumption of Mideast peace talks in Egypt Tuesday, saying that if current leaders cannot succeed, an agreement may not be possible.
In other news, the U.S. economy grew by 5.7 percent in the fourth quarter, more than expected, and Toyota outlined steps it is taking to help end an unprecedented recall.
Margaret Warner travels to the tiny English village of Wootton Bassett and finds growing unease about British involvement in Afghanistan.
By Anna Shoup
A British inquiry opened this week looking into the country's participation in the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Paul Davies of Independent Television News describes testimony that the Bush Administration mentioned Iraq on the day of the 9/11 attacks.
In other news, a U.K. inquiry revealed that the U.S. focused on Iraq just hours after the Sept. 11 attacks, and the United Nations expressed frustration with Iran over its refusal to export its uranium for enrichment.
In other news, airlines are experiencing a 25 percent decrease in holiday travel this year as more people are opting for trains and buses. Also, weekly jobless claims dipped below 500,000 for the first time since January.
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