We wouldn't dare call any of these world leaders terrorist sympathisers

Wednesday 02 December 2015 15:00
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Tony and Cherie Blair with Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, and his wife Asma, outside Downing Street in 2002. His regime has been accused of killing tens of thousands of civilians.

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Margaret Thatcher and former Chilean dictator, General Augusto Pinochet in 1999.

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Tony Blair (again) with then Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, in 2007

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The US special envoy to the Middle East, Donald Rumsfeld, and Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, in December 1983

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Barack Obama and Col Gaddafi (again), in 2009.

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Gordon Brown... and Gaddafi, in 2009.

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Hillary Clinton, then US secretary state, and Mutassim Gaddafi (Gaddafi's fourth son), in 2009.

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David Cameron and Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, in 2012.

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Barack Obama and King Abdullah, in 2009. Saudi Arabia's rulers have been accused of not stopping actors from within the country from funding extremists groups.

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Then French president Nicholas Sarkozy and Gaddafi, in 2009. Two years later Gaddafi would be dead, killed by Libyan rebels after a US-UK-British bombing campaign.

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