The Point of Departure (E–pub)

  • Hardcover
  • 384
  • The Point of Departure
  • Robin F. Cook
  • English
  • 23 July 2020
  • 9780684025681

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The Point of Departure Read & download à 2 Robin F. Cook Ë 2 Free read Ection which he believes to be profoundly mistaken and above all the change in foreign policy that led the United Kingdom away from its destiny in Europe and into participation in President Bush's war in IraThis is the inside story of a government in power and of the tensions between those who govern But above all it is the story of a politician who genuinely wanted to bring democracy closer to the people but who saw agovernment increasingly detached from the values of himself and his party and who developed a growing conviction that the government position on Ira was morally diplomatically and politically wron. Whether you agreed or disagreed with Robin Cook nobody can deny that he was a committed and honourable politician and a man of great political integrity This book just confirms that Men of his stature are sadly lacking in British politics and he is sadly missed

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The Point of Departure Read & download à 2 Robin F. Cook Ë 2 Free read N Cook's unvarnished account of this dramatic period in British political history Though surprised by his abrupt dismissal in 2001 as Foreign Secretary he became determined to effect the changes in Parliamentary democracy that he believed were essential if Parliament was to move into the twenty first century As Tony Blair told Cook on offering him leadership of the House of Commons This is the job for youDrawing on firsthand experiences in the Commons and the Cabinet of encounters in conferences and corridors and late night conversations Cook details his gathering disillusionment with Tony Blair's change of dir. Such a shame that the world isn t governed by people with such humanity intelligence patience and sense of civic duty as Robin Cook Every aspiring and actual politician should be made to read this epic

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The Point of Departure Read & download à 2 Robin F. Cook Ë 2 Free read 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 Ira 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 For the two years prior to his resignation Robin Cook kept a diary a personal record of Labour's second term that forms the core of this narrative The Point of Departure is Robi. Written in diary form with breakdowns of Cook s analysis on big issues this book offers a huge insight into the mechanisms of government Blair s leadership and the problems over IraCook offers incredible political analysis of many of the issues that affect us today including declining turnout House of Lords reform NeoLiberalism and where the party should have moved to Baby Be Mine 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 For the two years prior to his resignation Robin Cook kept a diary a personal record of Labour's second term that forms the core of this narrative The Point of Departure is Robi. Written in diary form with breakdowns of Cook s analysis on big issues this book offers a huge insight into the mechanisms of government Blair s leadership and the problems over IraCook offers incredible political analysis of many of the issues that affect us today including declining turnout House of Lords reform NeoLiberalism and where the party should have moved to