They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Monday, September 19, 2005

UK part of Iraq problem - Jack Straw

BBC: The UK is part of the security problem in Iraq and things are "not good" in the country right now, Jack Straw said.

Britain's foreign secretary said he was looking to an agreement on the new Iraqi constitution because it will be a step to a reduction in UK troops there.

"Unlike in Afghanistan, although we are part of the security solution there, we are also part of the problem," he said. Read more

db: Did you have to rub your eyes when you read that the first time?