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To: sunmars
It was a British prime minister, Lord Palmerston, who said 1n Parliament in 1848:

... it is a narrow policy to suppose that this country or that is to be marked out as the eternal ally or the perpetual enemy of England. We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and perpetual, and those interests it is our duty to follow.
There is a good reason why people once spoke of perfidious Albion.
81 posted on 02/01/2011 3:44:24 AM PST by CatoRenasci (Ceterum Censeo Persae Esse Delendam -- Forsan et haec olim meminisse iuvabit)
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To: CatoRenasci

And this policy is different from that of every other nation in exactly what way?


87 posted on 02/01/2011 6:46:15 AM PST by Vanders9
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