Questions 6 to 8 are based on the following news. At the end of the news item, you will be given 15 seconds to answer the questions.
Now listen to the news.
6. What does the news item mainly talk about?
A. Tony Blair doesn't regret helping the US to remove the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
B. Tony Blair does regret helping the US to remove the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
C. Tony Blair hadn't planned to help the US to remove the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
D. Tony Blair didn't help the US to remove the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
7. There were _____ panel members questioning Tony Blair.
8. Blair seemed _____ facing the inquiry members.
6. A 7. D 8. C
（6）The former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has said he does not regret helping the United States to remove the Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.（英国前首相布莱尔说他不后悔帮助美国除掉伊拉克总统萨达姆。）Mr. Blair was giving evidence at an official inquiry into the war. Madeleine Morris reports,
It's been a long day for Britain's former prime minister.（7）But despite the dogged questioning from the inquiry's five panel members,（5位专门小组人员提出难缠的问题。）（8）he rarely seemed flustered.（他看上去一表都不谎乱。）Even when confronted with the failures of the post-war planning for Iraq, Tony Blair was adamant his government had done all it could to plan for the eventualities.