Blair: 'We must be prepared for the terrorists to strike'
Tony Blair vowed to fight the “new menace” of terror and called on Britons to be as “resolute” as terrorists were “fanatical” at the Labour Party’s spring conference in Manchester yesterday. “This is the new menace of our time. We will not defeat it by hoping it will leave us alone or by hiding away,” he said, reacting to the attacks in Spain. “This is terrorism waged without limit, without any care for the grief of the innocent, and it is terrorism that is designed to strike at the very heart of our way of life – our democracy, our freedom … We must be prepared for them to strike whenever and however they can. “We will match their determination with our own; we will be as resolute as they are fanatical, as strong in defence as they are hell bent on doing evil.” Full Story