Blair’s Foreign Policy Discourse on Iraq

  • Mohamed Douifi
Part of the Postdisciplinary Studies in Discourse book series (PSDS)


As stated in previous chapters, this research work is grounded on two loosely intertwined sections in terms of the object that it analyses. While the first examines Blair's political discourse with reference to some of his prominent speeches, the second unpacks ideology in the language of the press. Accordingly, the first part of the argument that is developed in this chapter relates, in essence, to the workings of legitimization, and also manipulation, in Blair’s discourse on the then question of Saddam’s Iraq. To explore this, close attention is drawn to his ideological stance as it was spelled out in a number of political speeches.


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  • Mohamed Douifi
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  1. 1.English DepartmentUniversity of Algiers-2AlgiersAlgeria

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