Thursday, July 27, 2006

US rejects weapon flight concerns

BBC NEWS | UK | UK Politics | US rejects weapon flight concerns: "Meanwhile one of Tony Blair's former foreign policy advisers has criticised the prime minister's approach to the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah.

'There are times, such as the past two weeks, when a British prime minister should have been thinking less about private influence and more about public advocacy,' Sir Stephen Wall wrote in the New Statesman.

'Could the Prime Minister really not speak up for the simple proposition that the slaughter of innocent people in Lebanon, and the destruction of their country and the ruin of half a million lives, were wrong and should stop immediately?' "

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