The End of the Blair Era

Publication Date: May 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Nile Gardiner

Research Area: Politics

Keywords: Europe; Britain; Blair; Gordon Brown

Type: Brief

Coverage: Great Britain


Blair leaves behind a strong British stamp on the world stage, but he also leaves a Britain that is weaker militarily, seriously overstretched by its overseas commitments, and highly vulnerable at home to Islamic terrorism.