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Issue No. 2007

cartoon by Tim Sanders

cartoon by Tim Sanders

“When you’re in Washington to get money for AIDS orphans, the answer is often, ‘We’re at war right now.’ Our priorities are quite strange.”
Angelina Jolie, goodwill ambassador for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

“It’s part of his desperation that’s so humiliating him. He has to prove to the Blairites that he’s as right wing as Blair and therefore, he hopes, that they will keep their promise to hand over to him.”
Clare Short, on Gordon Brown’s call to replace Trident

“As chancellor Gordon Brown has said, it’s vital we make the right long term decisions on our national security and I fully support that.”
Peter Hain, backs Gordon Brown on replacing Trident missiles

“Too much US analysis is fixated on terms like ‘jihadist,’ just as it almost mindlessly tries to tie everything to Bin Laden. Every public opinion poll in Iraq supports the nationalist character of what is happening.”
Anthony Cordesman, Iraq analyst, Centre for Strategic and International Studies

“Iraq certainly is a country with incredible resources. We’ve said all along we’re very interested in ultimately going into Iraq.”
James Mulva, chair and chief executive of Conoco-Phillips, British based oil refining company

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Who Says?
Sat 1 Jul 2006, 00:00 BST
Issue No. 2007
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