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Issue No. 1993

cartoon by Tim Sanders

cartoon by Tim Sanders


“The threat from Iran is, of course, their stated objective to destroy our strong ally Israel. I made it clear, I’ll make it clear again, that we will use military might to protect our ally, Israel.”
George Bush

“Under long-standing principles of self defence, we do not rule out use of force before attacks occur, even if uncertainty remains as to the time and place of the enemy’s attack.”
George Bush

“Well, I think everybody thought Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.”
US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice

“I most certainly would.”
Tony Blair, when asked whether he would try to justify invading Iraq

“It all demonstrates that the prime minister is too obsessed and too concerned with the world of money. The Labour Party should not behave in this way.”
Former Labour deputy leader Roy Hattersley, on the party’s funding scandal

“He doesn’t have a foreign office salary and he pays his own expenses. But he is the prime minister’s special envoy to the Middle East and he does have a desk in the foreign office.”
foreign office spokesperson, on Lord Levy, the chief Labour Party fundraiser

“Doing a public service for our democracy.”
health secretary Patricia Hewitt, on Labour Party donors


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Who Says?
Sat 25 Mar 2006, 00:00 GMT
Issue No. 1993
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