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Tony Blair and Hillary Clinton met today to talk about the Middle East – and they go way back, though they had plenty of public differences over the Iraq war. Blair must have been somewhat relieved a few weeks ago, when the White House ceremony in which George W. Bush gave him the presidential medal ...

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Tony Blair and Hillary Clinton met today to talk about the Middle East - and they go way back, though they had plenty of public differences over the Iraq war. Blair must have been somewhat relieved a few weeks ago, when the White House ceremony in which George W. Bush gave him the presidential medal of freedom (for Blair's support of the Iraq war) was overshadowed by a more interesting event down the road: Clinton's confirmation hearing.

Don't miss FP's Epiphanies with Blair, where he reveals what he really wanted to be when he grew up. 

Tony Blair and Hillary Clinton met today to talk about the Middle East – and they go way back, though they had plenty of public differences over the Iraq war. Blair must have been somewhat relieved a few weeks ago, when the White House ceremony in which George W. Bush gave him the presidential medal of freedom (for Blair’s support of the Iraq war) was overshadowed by a more interesting event down the road: Clinton’s confirmation hearing.

Don’t miss FP‘s Epiphanies with Blair, where he reveals what he really wanted to be when he grew up. 

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Carolyn O'Hara is a senior editor at Foreign Policy.

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