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I took this up with Peter, who was initially sensitive to the idea that ‘enquiries’ on their behalf could be classed as ‘representations’.
My view was that if these ‘enquiries’ were not ‘representations’, what were they?
If he were left unchecked, he would resume his active aggression.
He had been defeated in the first Gulf War in 1991 after his unlawful invasion of Kuwait and embargos had been imposed on his country’s oil exports and arms imports.
And yet Saddam remained as powerful as ever in Baghdad.
But there were other key personalities, such as the Vice-President Dick Cheney and Pentagon chief Donald Rumsfeld, who were determined to have a showdown with Saddam and were hostile to anything or anyone who got in the way of America’s freedom of action.
I had also been a member of the unilateralist Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in my youth and, like all of my generation, never forgot the frightening experience of the 1962 Cuban missile crisis.