Letter: Liar in Oval Office
Wednesday 16 September 1998
When Clinton authorised the bombing of a pharmaceutical plant in Sudan, Tony Blair almost immediately and unquestioningly accepted Mr Clinton's assertion that he had "compelling evidence" that the plant was manufacturing biological weapons. Sudan requested that the "compelling evidence" be examined by the UN. President Clinton blocked an independent examination.
It is about time for Britain to adopt a truly independent foreign policy and abandon the embarrassing special relationship, which is no more than being the US's number one poodle.
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