Tony Blair should step down from his role as Middle East peace convoy, says Lindsey German, convenor of Stop the War Coalition. It's a job for which he lacks a single qualification.
We must "do something"; say neocons and liberal interventionists alike. But, asks, Rachel Shabi, what would yet more meddling by the west actually do?
We hear sad rumours that you are still criticised for the Iraq War , the dodgy dossier, and making such a mess of the Middle East that you'd be better described as a God of War than a peace envoy.
The potential for disaster in Syria in 2014 is, in many ways, greater than in Iraq in 2003, says Patrick Cockburn. In this growing crisis, the Chilcot inquiry comic opera is playing a small but ignoble role.
Blair's latest speech was so bizarrein its assertions, says Patrick Cockburn, that it should forever rule him out as a serious commentator on the Middle East.
Quite rightly, Tony Blair's combination of aggression overseas, pro-market policies at home and deception in general have made him a pariah in both the UK and beyond.
Who best served the two flames burning in the human heart: the flame of anger against injustice, and the flame of hope you can build a better world? Tony Blair? Or Tony Benn?