Who Needs The Geneva Convention?
not New Labour according to John Reid:
In particular, Mr Reid said the spread of weapons of mass destruction posed new questions about when it was right to mount a pre-emptive strike against another country to prevent an attack.
"We know that terrorist groups continue to try to acquire such weapons and that they have described their willingness to use them," he said.
"Hopefully, we would learn of any such threat before any atrocities had been committed. I believe we would have strong legal grounds to take action to protect ourselves against attack. I also suspect that others would disagree."