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

Friday, July 21, 2006

Bishop slams UK over Middle East


Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has joined calls for the UK to press for a ceasefire in the Middle East.

"We really have to ask whether some Western governments are catching up with the consciences of their own people", he told BBC Radio 4.

"The major players in this at the moment who are not supporting a ceasefire - our own government and the United States government - maybe perhaps have to reckon with a rising level of public despair and dismay at the spiral continuing," he said.

"And I hope very much that they will bring their influence to bear in moving towards a ceasefire." Read more