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US slaps trade ban on ZTE over Iran links


Actually, the sentiment is far older than our dear war-criminal friend Heinz Alfred Kissinger (who's admittedly no spring chicken) ; Henry John Temple put it this way in a parliamentary debate in the Commons on 7 August 1844 : «... I say that it is a narrow policy to suppose that this country or that is to be marked out as the eternal ally or the perpetual enemy of England. We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and perpetual, and those interests it is our duty to follow. ...»


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