Force, pre-emptive attack, deception, whatever is necessary

Back on Liberal Imperialism, here is an interesting article written by one of Tony Blair key foreign policy advisors. He has been labelled a 'liberal imperialist'.

Particularly, check out the British establishment's reflected arrogance and nostalgia for colonialism (like they say - old habits die hard). A quick excerpt...

'The postmodern world has to start to get used to double standards... we need to revert to the rougher methods of an earlier era - force, pre-emptive attack, deception, whatever is necessary...'

This, of course, whilst Saddam Hussein is on trial for gassing a village in the midst of war ('whatever is necessary'...)

And UK Defence Secretary, John Reid, is advocating unrestrained violence...

Ends | 4 Apr 2006 | The Leg

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