Sir George condemns World Trade bombing
11 Sep 2001
"One's thoughts are with those who lost their friends and family - and with those who may not know for some time the fate of those who were in the building.
The whole tragedy seems so pointless - whoever did it will not get what they want; I hope they are brought to justice. They have simply and cruelly destroyed the lives of innocent people. What sort of people can do this to their fellow human beings? How do you share the same planet with them?"

"For the last fifty years, the Defence and Foreign Policy of the West has been based on deterring aggression from other nation states. September 11th reminds us of the shift that needs to be made to deal with to-day's real threat to peace, democracy and humanity"



"For the last fifty years, the Defence and Foreign Policy of the West has been based on deterring aggression from other nation states. September 11th reminds us of the shift that needs to be made to deal with to-day's real threat to peace, democracy and humanity - the fanatical terrorist, immune to logic, reason and conventional deterrence"
 
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