We took a decision that we thought was very difficult, Blair said. I thought then, and I think now, it was the right decision.
Sometimes it's a controversial relationship - at least over in my country, he said Thursday. I have taken the view that Britain should stand shoulder-to-shoulder with America after Sept. 11. I have never deviated from that view. I do not regret that view.
Too bad more politicians don't have a backbone like Tony Blair. Stand for what you believe in, no matter what the cost. Churchill would've been proud.