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Robin Cook’s speech to the House of Commons

Robin Cook, former British Foreign Secretary and Leader of the House won a standing ovation yesterday for his speech announcing his resignation from the government:

“Iraq probably has no weapons of mass destruction in their commonly understood form…. why is it now so urgent that we destroy a miltary capacity that has been there for 20 years, and which we helped to create?”

Watch the speech (via Kuro5hin)