A stirring speech

We cannot base our military strategy on the assumption that Saddam is weak and at the same time justify pre-emptive action on the claim that he is a threat.

From Robin Cook's resignation speech in the UK House of Commons yesterday. Here's the full text. I recommend you watch the video (RealAudio). It's 11 1/2 minutes long and he makes some excellent points. It's hard to imagine an American politician taking such a stand, or possessing such eloquence.