Ten Years after 9/11 Tony Blair Says Iran Is a Greater Enemy to the Civilized World than Al-Qaeda

(Daily Mail-UK) Richard Hartley-Parkinson - Tony Blair has said that he believes regime change in Iran is necessary and there needs to be military intervention if it acquires nuclear weapons capability. While al-Qaeda poses a significant threat to people across the world, he believes the bigger evil is Iran which "support groups that are engaged with terrorism and the forces of reaction." Speaking ahead of the tenth anniversary of 9/11, the former prime minister said that for the sake of international security, President Ahmadinejad must be ousted from power. "If Iran were to acquire nuclear weapons capability, it would destabilize the region very, very badly." Mr. Blair, who is now peace envoy for the Middle East, blames Iran for the lengths of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts - wars that he led the UK into alongside America.

2011-09-12 00:00:00

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