2004 Photo Contest, Portraits, 1st prize

Nick Danziger

Contact Press Images / NB Pictures for Saturday Times Magazine

08 April, 2003

US President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair make eye contact in one of the few moments without aides at their sides, in Hillsborough Castle, a day before American troops entered Baghdad. The coalition that conducted the air and land attack on Iraq the previous month comprised almost entirely British and American forces. Britain's support for the American-led operation had caused a rift with other European Union countries, most notably Germany and France.

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Nick Danziger

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