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For every European who had watched the unmistakable and shocking footage of the American attack two nights earlier on the news, the prevarications of U.
She knew the policy was coming, despite Blair's lies and prevarications.
They must insist that the excuses and prevarications stop, and that our elected leaders take all steps to defend our country, as completely as possible, from nuclear attack.
The pictorial component of his work is stitched together from a bewildering array of sources, with an emphasis on popular iconography and illustration, just as the writing is a tissue of quotations, jokes, puns, and prevarications.
Regarding Iraq's invasion of Kuwait, Albright wrote: "[Saddam]is encouraged by his success in seducing some governments and non-governmental organisations to embrace his disingenuous arguments", adding: "He wants the world to forget what happened 10 years ago, and to ignore his prevarications in the decade since, but we must not".
The only things not there are the good will of the Reagan Administration and the interest of the sheep of the Fourth Estate, which let the White House get away with its interminable prevarications on the matter, as was nicely illustrated by the affair of the Gorbachev letter.