Clare Short – And we know there has…

And we know there has been horrendous loss of life and suffering and we know…


“And we know there has been horrendous loss of life and suffering and we know that there is anger. Anyone who came anywhere near the general election in constituencies with a substantial Muslim population knows that.”
-Clare Short

Clare Short – So my own suspicion is…

So my own suspicion is that the attorney has stopped this prosecution because part of…


“So my own suspicion is that the attorney has stopped this prosecution because part of her defence was to question legality and that would have brought his advice into the public domain again and there was something fishy about the way in which he said war was legal.”
-Clare Short

Clare Short – I mean enormous pressure was…

I mean enormous pressure was brought to bear – Valerie Amos, Lady Amos, went round Africa…


“I mean enormous pressure was brought to bear – Valerie Amos, Lady Amos, went round Africa with people from our intelligence services trying to press them. I had to make sure that we didn’t promise a misuse of aid in a way that would be illegal.”
-Clare Short

Clare Short – That feeds anger, and I…

That feeds anger, and I mean when we went and at last thank heavens got…


“That feeds anger, and I mean when we went and at last thank heavens got towards peace in Northern Ireland we went for justice within Northern Ireland as well as using security well, as well as a political settlement, but surely that is the lesson.”
-Clare Short