Chris Patten: Europe needs a foreign policy

Chris Patten (picture European Commission)

“There will be no successful renewal of Middle East peace talks unless Europe is prepared to develop its own position without allowing the US and Israel to gut whatever Brussels proposes.  Europe, like Mr Blair himself, has to take its growing share of responsibility for the deaths and destruction of hope in Palestine and Israel.”

in the Financial Times, 10 January 2007
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/c85f8c7a-a008-11db-9059-0000779e2340.html

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