Thursday, 31 May 2007

The call of duty

"What is this dangerous, arrogant doctrine which Blair is promoting? In his own words, it is the belief in 'the power of political action to make the world better and the moral obligation to use it.' Pre-Iraq, you would have been hard-pressed to find anyone left of centre who didn't think that was not just uncontroversial, but a founding principle of progressive internationalism."
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