Here’s David Cameron yesterday in a major speech on the Brexit referendum (my emphasis):
It’s barely been 20 years since war in the Balkans and genocide on our continent in Srebrenica. In the last few years, we have seen tanks rolling into Georgia and Ukraine. And of this I am completely sure. The European Union has helped reconcile countries which were once at each others’ throats for decades. Britain has a fundamental national interest in maintaining common purpose in Europe to avoid future conflict between European countries.
But here he is in January 2013, when he launched the referendum process:
What Churchill described …read more