Dick Cheney, Vice President George W. Bush pays tribute to "one of the closest and best allies in the United States in the war against terrorism"
may or may not welcome it, but Tony Blair praised heaped upon him by the uber-conservative American politics, Dick Cheney.
In his autobiography, published Tuesday, the self-reported Darth Vader of the Bush administration pays tribute to the former Labour leader. Not only is the greatest ally of Blair, the United States during the years of Bush, Cheney said, but his speeches on the "war against terrorism" were among the most eloquent, he had the privilege of hearing.
friendship of George Bush and Tony Blair's closeness to have been well documented, but the vice-president, who has earned a reputation for secrecy, while the White House was so obvious until to now.
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Recalling a trip to Europe in March 2002, a year before the invasion of Iraq, Cheney said: "I started my journey with a stopover in London to visit one of the most close allies of the best United States in the war against terrorism, British Prime Minister Tony Blair. I have great respect for Prime Minister Tony Blair, "writes Mr. Cheney." This is a Labour Party Liberal and I am a conservative Republican, and do not always agree on strategy or tactics . But America has no better ally during our time in the office. His speeches on the war were some of the more eloquent than I was privileged to hear. "In his memoirs, A Journey, Tony Blair hailed Cheney, but Cheney said it was wrong to ignore the role of ideas, rather than military power, the defense of the United States . Blair wrote: "He believes that, in substance, that the U.S. was really at war, this war was one of the terrorists and rogue states who supported ... Of course, this attitude terrified and rejected people. .. But what I do. did not think was as great as conventional wisdom, he said. "Cheney writes that in some respects, it differed from the former Labour leader. Blair wanted the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a priority, Cheney was skeptical: " I was not Blair also sure that the resolution of this crisis would have the steam of the terrorist threat. "