The Point of Departure

The Point of Departure

On 17 March 2003, Robin Cook, Leader of the House of Commons and former Foreign Secretary, resigned from the Cabinet in protest against the coming war in Iraq. His resignation speech against that war prompted the first standing ovation in the history of the House and marked the end of the ministerial career of one of Labour's most brilliant politicians. His arguments against that war are of profound interest and importance to American readers.

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Publisher: Simon & Schuster (January 06, 2004)

Collection: Simon & Schuster

Parent ISBN: 9781416578314

Page count: 384 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Language: English

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