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'Words alone do not bring change'

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When should global powers intervene abroad with military force? US President Barack Obama addressed the issue in his speech in Cairo and it was also the subject of a famous speech by Tony Blair in Chicago in 1999. Dr Robin Niblett, director of foreign affairs organisation Chatham House, and Robert Cooper, former foreign policy adviser to Tony Blair, compare the two speeches.

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