Parting of the Ways?


Have we finally reached that small, rocky piece of political turf where Tony Blair stands up to George W. Bush and publicly says, "No more"? Britain hopes so. With Blair heading to Washington this week to address a joint meeting of Congress, a rare honor for a foreign leader, the entire British political establishment — Labour, Conservative and Liberal Democrat — united last week to pressure the Prime Minister into doing exactly that. The reason: the Pentagon's announcement that two Britons held for months at Camp Delta, the U.S. military prison for suspected terrorists at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, won't be returned...

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