We wouldn’t dare call any of these world leaders terrorist sympathisers

 

Tony and Cherie Blair with Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, and his wife Asma, outside Downing Street in 2002. His regime has been accused of killing tens of thousands of civilians.

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Margaret Thatcher and former Chilean dictator, General Augusto Pinochet in 1999.

photos of politicians with people we would later call terrorists

Tony Blair (again) with then Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, in 2007

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The US special envoy to the Middle East, Donald Rumsfeld, and Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, in December 1983

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Barack Obama and Col Gaddafi (again), in 2009.

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Gordon Brown… and Gaddafi, in 2009.

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Hillary Clinton, then US secretary state, and Mutassim Gaddafi (Gaddafi’s fourth son), in 2009.

photos of politicians with people we would later call terrorists

David Cameron and Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah, in 2012.

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Barack Obama and King Abdullah, in 2009. Saudi Arabia’s rulers have been accused of not stopping actors from within the country from funding extremists groups.

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Then French president Nicholas Sarkozy and Gaddafi, in 2009. Two years later Gaddafi would be dead, killed by Libyan rebels after a US-UK-British bombing campaign.

photos of politicians with people we would later call terrorists
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http://i100.independent.co.uk/article/we-wouldnt-dare-call-any-of-these-world-leaders-terrorist-sympathisers–Wyg74kUYXql

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