Monday, September 20, 2004


British Envoy to Italy Stirs Waters with Bush Barb

`Britain’s ambassador to Italy has called President Bush “the best recruiting sergeant” for al Qaeda, Italian media reported Monday. [..]

Roberts was quoted as telling an annual Anglo-Italian gathering in Tuscany: “If anyone is ready to celebrate the eventual re-election of Bush, it’s al Qaeda.”

Corriere della Sera newspaper said Roberts also told the meeting of British and Italian policy-makers: “Bush is al Qaeda’s best recruiting sergeant.”‘

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