Brady Anderson - But clearly the fact that we've gone from zero Iraqi security forces on duty in May to up to 200,000 today is an enormous accomplishment, but it's not enough.
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Charles R. Anderson - But the key shift in focus will be from counter-insurgency operations to more and more cooperation with Iraqi security forces and to building Iraqi security capacity.
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Cora Anderson - Certainly our goal is to leave Iraq, but we can't leave Iraq with our forces until we know that the Iraqi security forces are capable and efficient enough to defend the sovereignty of the nation.
[ Capable Certainly Defend Efficient Enough Forces Goal Iraq Iraqi Know Leave Nation Our Security Sovereignty Until]
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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson - I think you also understand that one of the key things that's got to be done in Iraq is to build a mentality of understanding that the military needs to be subordinate to civilian control and respectful of its own people.
[ Also Build Civilian Control Done Got Iraq Key Mentality Military Needs Own Respectful Subordinate Things Think Understand Understanding]
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Gillian Anderson - It's clear to me now that we've got to reach out to the Arab Sunni community in particular in an effort to cause some moderate political activity to take place so they join the future of Iraq.
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Jack Anderson - Undoubtedly, there are members of the former regime that are cooperating in some fashion and then there are extremists that are within Iraq that are cooperating with them.
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John Anderson - We'll try to include Iraqi officers in our staffs. We will do everything we can to empower Iraqi security forces to stand up on their own and operate where they can alone.
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Jon Anderson - We've got to ensure that the quality and the capability of these forces will be good enough to withstand the challenges that the insurgents and the terrorists will present to the new Iraqi government.
[ Capability Challenges Enough Ensure Forces Good Got Government Insurgents Iraqi New Present Quality Terrorists These Will Withstand]
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Stephen Bennett - But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not under any threat from Iraq, and is still less so in the second one. Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information, particularly as nations have a right to know what their soldiers are being used for.
[ Any Being First Freedom Gulf Information Iraq Justification Kingdom Know Less Nations Obstructing Particularly Right Second Soldiers Still Their Then Threat Under United Used War]
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Big Bill Broonzy - I do not believe, given her past decisions and comments on the reasons to go to war in Iraq, that Dr. Rice will be able to represent the United States without a predetermined bias from the war.
[ Able Believe Bias Comments Decisions Dr Given Go Her Iraq Past Predetermined Reasons Represent Rice States United War Will Without]
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Jerry Brown - The advent of self-government for the Iraqi people is a watershed moment in their history.
[ Advent History Iraqi Moment Self-Government Their Watershed]
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Rita Mae Brown - God will roast their stomachs in hell at the hands of Iraqis.
[ God Hands Hell Iraqis Roast Stomachs Their Will]
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Vanessa Brown - They're not even within 100 miles of Baghdad. They are not in any place. They hold no place in Iraq. This is an illusion... they are trying to sell to the others an illusion.
[ Any Baghdad Even Hold Illusion Iraq Miles Others Place Sell Trying Within]
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Kenneth Burke - Iraq is a long way from the U.S., but what happens there matters a great deal here. For the risks that the leaders of a rogue state will use nuclear, chemical or biological weapons against us or our allies is the greatest security threat we face.
[ Against Allies Biological Chemical Deal Face Great Greatest Happens Here Iraq Leaders Long Matters Nuclear Our Risks Rogue Security State Threat Us Use Way Weapons Will]
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Frances Hodgson Burnett - Saddam's goal is to achieve the lifting of U.N. sanctions while retaining and enhancing Iraq's weapons of mass destruction programs. We cannot, we must not and we will not let him succeed.
[ Achieve Cannot Destruction Enhancing Goal Him Iraq Lifting Mass Must Programs Retaining Saddam Sanctions Succeed Weapons While Will]
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James F. Byrnes - The American invasion did not succeed in Vietnam, and will never succeed in Iraq.
[ American Did Invasion Iraq Never Succeed Vietnam Will]
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Henry James Byron - Your message is stupid. Iraq is not afraid of you or anyone else when it has a right to claim. What you warned about is not on Iraq's agenda. Iraq is vital and powerful. It is not an opportunistic country. Your administration has not learned from the past.
[ Administration Afraid Agenda Anyone Claim Country Else Iraq Learned Message Past Powerful Right Stupid Vital Warned Your]
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George Canning - There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq, wonder how many of these nation-building wars we're going to engage in and what the parameters of that are.
[ Conservatives Engage Going Growing How Iraq Many Nation-Building Number Parameters President Republicans Support These War Wars While Wonder]
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Arthur Chapman - We are succeeding in Iraq. It's a tough struggle with setbacks, but we are succeeding.
[ Iraq Setbacks Struggle Succeeding Tough]
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Colin Chapman - We are succeeding in Iraq. Thank you, America.
[ America Iraq Succeeding Thank]
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George Chapman - With nearly 20 days until Iraq emerges as a free sovereign state for the first time in more than three decades, terrorists have increasingly targeted our country's infrastructure.
[ Country Days Decades Emerges First Free Increasingly Infrastructure Iraq More Nearly Our Sovereign State Targeted Terrorists Than Three Time Until]
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Rufus Choate - We are so appreciative of the men and women in uniform who are protecting us, whether in Afghanistan or Iraq or on ships around the world. For our security, they are taking the offensive to the terrorists overseas.
[ Afghanistan Appreciative Around Iraq Men Offensive Our Overseas Protecting Security Ships Taking Terrorists Uniform Us Whether Women World]
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Michael Collins - These kids understood what is not immediately obvious; that they were going to pay the bills for tax cuts that had been passed today or in the last 4 years, and for the war in Iraq, because essentially we are borrowing money to do those things.
[ Because Been Bills Borrowing Cuts Essentially Going Had Immediately Iraq Kids Last Money Obvious Passed Pay Tax These Things Those Today Understood War Were Years]
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Susan Collins - To do what we are doing in this budget to our children, cutting their health care funds, decreasing opportunity, simply so we can pay for tax cuts and a war in Iraq is beyond belief, and we need to reverse it.
[ Belief Beyond Budget Care Children Cuts Cutting Decreasing Doing Funds Health Iraq Need Opportunity Our Pay Reverse Simply Tax Their War]
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William Collins - We are spending $1 billion a week in Iraq.
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Ruth First - I urge the Iraqi leadership for sake of its own people... to seize this opportunity and thereby begin to end the isolation and suffering of the Iraqi people.
[ Begin End Iraqi Isolation Leadership Opportunity Own Sake Seize Suffering Thereby Urge]
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John Fischer - Iraq has a new opportunity to comply with all these relevant resolutions of the Security Council.
[ Comply Council Iraq New Opportunity Relevant Resolutions Security These]
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Carrie Fisher - The question is the morning after. What sort of Iraq do we wake up to after the bombing? What happens in the region? What impact could it have? These are questions leaders I have spoken to have posed.
[ After Bombing Could Happens Impact Iraq Leaders Morning Posed Question Questions Region Sort Spoken These Up Wake]
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Fred Hammond - Our reports about civilian casualties here, about the resistance of the Iraqi forces, are going back to the United States. It helps those who oppose the war when you challenge the policy to develop their arguments.
[ Arguments Back Casualties Challenge Civilian Develop Forces Going Helps Here Iraqi Oppose Our Policy Reports Resistance States Their Those United War]
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Susan Hampshire - President Bush says he is concerned about the Iraqi people, but if Iraqi people are dying in numbers, then American policy will be challenged very strongly.
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Fred Hampton - The first war plan has failed because of Iraqi resistance. Now they are trying to write another war plan. Clearly, the American war planners misjudged the determination of the Iraqi forces.
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Hirohito - I pray that this council, which will probably be too late to save Iraq, will do what it can, which will be immeasurably strong in what it does in trying to save our democracy.
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Edward Hoagland - Long-term, we must figure out a way that the Kurdish territory within Iraq operates with a certain amount of autonomy so that they feel comfortable and safe going back.
[ Amount Autonomy Back Certain Comfortable Feel Figure Going Iraq Kurdish Long-Term Must Operates Out Safe Territory Way Within]
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Eric Hobsbawm - We should have done more damage to the Iraqi forces before they withdrew from the Kuwaiti theater.
[ Before Damage Done Forces Iraqi More Should Theater Withdrew]
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Philip Seymour Hoffman - Is there an equality of power between America and Iraq? Definitely not; however, the Iraqi people are standing fast and are defending their land courageously.
[ America Between Courageously Defending Definitely Equality Fast However Iraq Iraqi Land Power Standing Their]
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Albert Hofmann - It is even more so when it comes to Iraq, which is a large Arab country with scientific, material, and human resources and is able to accomplish, at the least, what Lebanon accomplished, and more.
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William Hogarth - The most significant indicator that there is no disaster in Iraq is the fact that there is no exodus.
[ Disaster Exodus Fact Indicator Iraq Most Significant]
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Simon Hoggart - The U.S. and Britain are incapable of controlling all of Iraq.
[ Britain Controlling Incapable Iraq]
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Hal Holbrook - Today, the Iraqi citizen sees that America is coming and wants to occupy his country and kill him, and he is willing to experience for himself what happened in Palestine.
[ America Citizen Coming Country Experience Happened Him Himself His Iraqi Kill Occupy Palestine Sees Today Wants Willing]
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. - What is the possible benefit? Can this material save lives? Can it improve the quality of life in Iraq? Can it tend to shape our perceptions of how war should and should not be conducted? Can it shape our perceptions of who should be conducting war and in what manner? And the answer to that is a clear yes.
[ Answer Benefit Clear Conducted Conducting How Improve Iraq Life Lives Manner Material Our Perceptions Possible Quality Save Shape Should Tend War Yes]
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Robert Kirby - Disarming Iraq is legal under a series of U.N. resolutions. Iraq is in flagrant violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.
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Bill Kreutzmann - Latinos have fought in all of America's wars, beginning with the Revolutionary War. Many Latinos are fighting and dying for our country today in Iraq, just as several of their ancestors fought for freedom in Mexico over a century ago.
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Yusef Lateef - The completion of the Iraqi cabinet with the appointment of three critical ministers is also confirmation of continued movement toward a just and democratic society in Iraq.
[ Also Appointment Cabinet Completion Confirmation Continued Critical Democratic Iraq Iraqi Just Ministers Movement Society Three Toward]
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James Northcote - If today is your typical day in America, 80 of our fellow citizens will die from gunfire. In the last two weeks, more Americans have died from gunfire here at home in the United States than in the entire war in Iraq since it started.
[ America Americans Citizens Day Die Died Entire Fellow Here Home Iraq Last More Our Since Started States Than Today Two Typical United War Weeks Will Your]
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Robert Plant - The American flag is an enduring symbol of liberty, democracy, and justice. It is fitting that the House act to protect it as we approach our nation's birthday, and as our men and women in uniform rally behind it in Iraq's battlefields.
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Frank Press - Romania will continue to fulfil its obligations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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Edward G. Robinson - We should be proud of liberating the 26 million people in Iraq and should remember that this is why it is important to stick it out to it's successful conclusion.
[ Conclusion Important Iraq Liberating Million Out Proud Remember Should Stick Successful Why]
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Ernst Rohm - During a trip to Iraq last fall, I visited our theater hospital at Balad Air Force Base and witnessed these skilled medical professionals in action and met the brave soldiers whose lives they saved.
[ Action Air Base Brave During Fall Force Hospital Iraq Last Lives Medical Met Our Professionals Saved Skilled Soldiers Theater These Trip Visited Whose Witnessed]
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Shawn Ryan - We cannot undo the past in this misguided war in Iraq.
[ Cannot Iraq Misguided Past Undo War]
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Jean Shepherd - Let's be cautious about dreaming up extreme scenarios. The situation in Iraq is still salvageable.
[ Cautious Dreaming Extreme Iraq Scenarios Situation Still Up]
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Antony Sher - We're seeing the development of tactics in Iraq, such as suicide bombing. Insurgents have been driving cars with explosives into hotels and office buildings. The recruitment may be even more prolific outside Iraq.
[ Been Bombing Buildings Cars Development Driving Even Explosives Hotels Insurgents Into Iraq May More Office Outside Prolific Recruitment Seeing Such Suicide Tactics]
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Marc Singer - We take our international responsibilities very seriously and will not withdraw our troops from Iraq... Otherwise, the victims of terror in Madrid will have died in vain.
[ Died International Iraq Madrid Otherwise Our Responsibilities Seriously Take Terror Troops Vain Very Victims Will Withdraw]
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Robert Smith Surtees - The situation in Iraq will be long, it will be expensive and it will be difficult. But in the end, Iraq will very much be worth it.
[ Difficult End Expensive Iraq Long Much Situation Very Will Worth]
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Greta Van Susteren - There is no question that al-Qaida operatives are currently active in Iraq. A premature exit before the threat they represent has been dealt with would endanger America and the prospects of eventual peace in the Middle East.
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- This is now a global war on terror and, indeed, it is important, it is imperative that we win in the battles in Afghanistan and that we win in the battles in Iraq. And as the gentleman from Georgia has mentioned, this is not something that is going to be quick and easy.
[ Afghanistan Battles Easy Gentleman Georgia Global Going Imperative Important Indeed Iraq Mentioned Now Quick Something Terror War Win]
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- I also hear your president say that war is the means of last resort and I think he means that. I met him last autumn and he assured me that they wanted to come through and disarm Iraq by peaceful means, and that's what we are trying to do as hard as we can.
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- I can imagine that the Iraqis undertake the destruction out of fear. If they had denied it, if they had said no, that certainly would have played into the hands of those that would like to take armed action immediately. I have no illusions in that regard.
[ Action Armed Certainly Denied Destruction Fear Had Hands Illusions Imagine Immediately Into Iraqis Out Played Regard Said Take Those Undertake Would]
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- Iraq did not spontaneously opt for disarmament. They did it as part of a ceasefire, so they were forced to do it, otherwise the war might have gone on. So the motivation has been very different.
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- On big issues like war in Iraq, but in many other issues they simply must be multilateral. There's no other way around. You have the instances like the global warming convention, the Kyoto protocol, when the U.S. went its own way.
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- The inspections started in 1991, right after the Gulf War. One of the conditions for the ceasefire was that Iraq had to do away with all of its weapons of mass destruction - biological, chemical and nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.
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- The Iraqis are not threatened by the Turks or by the Iranians or by the Saudis and they tell me that these are not weapons of mass destruction, they are weapons of self-destruction.
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- The U.N. is much more than the case of Iraq.
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- They have been saying for a long time that Iraq made an effort to import active uranium, and my colleague demonstrated the other day that they came to the conclusion that it was a fake document that everybody is relying upon.
[ Active Been Came Colleague Conclusion Day Demonstrated Document Effort Everybody Fake Import Iraq Long Made Other Relying Saying Time Upon Uranium]
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- At a time when 2500 American soldiers have given their lives for the cause of bringing democracy to Iraq, it is sad and frustrating to watch the Republican establishment disgrace the exercise of democracy in our own House of Representatives.
[ American Bringing Cause Democracy Disgrace Establishment Exercise Frustrating Given House Iraq Lives Our Own Representatives Republican Sad Soldiers Their Time Watch]
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- Mr. Speaker, in the years since we enacted our attack against Iraq, the threat from Iran has only grown more difficult, and our capacity to meet that threat actually has diminished. It is one of the reasons many of us opposed that action against Iraq.
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- We can no longer afford the war in Iraq. Our financial costs have already passed a third of a trillion dollars; the lifetime costs for this war, in both human and economic terms, will be borne by Americans for generations to come.
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- We won the war, but we are losing the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq. It is past time for a new approach, one that relies on accountability, responsibility, and phasing down the scope of our military commitment.
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- Before the trip began we mapped out three primary goals: 1) to see and meet with our American troops, and thank them for their bravery and sacrifice; 2) to assess the security situation in Iraq; and 3) to give our support to Iraq's national unity government.
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- The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is also one of the most difficult.
[ Also Being Difficult Force Freedom Important Iraqi Job Most Operation Police Tasks Training Undertaken]
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- They have called Operation Iraqi Freedom a war of choice that isn't part of the real war on terror. Someone should tell that to al Qaeda.
[ Al Called Choice Freedom Iraqi Operation Part Qaeda Real Should Someone Tell Terror War]
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- Will we fight or will we retreat? That is the question that is posed to us. Some of my friends on the other side of the aisle often refer to Iraq as a distraction.
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- We estimate that once Iraq acquires fissile material - whether from a foreign source or by securing the materials to build an indigenous fissile material capability - it could fabricate a nuclear weapon within one year.
[ Acquires Build Capability Could Estimate Fabricate Foreign Indigenous Iraq Material Materials Nuclear Once Securing Source Weapon Whether Within Year]
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- America has survived and grown stronger through September 11th and subsequent wars with Afghanistan and Iraq and those who seek to do us harm. We have faced - and met - tremendous challenges ramping up a public health and safety system to protect Americans from future threats.
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- The war in Iraq has as much to do with terrorism as the administration has to do with compassion.
[ Administration Compassion Iraq Much Terrorism War]
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- As we have heard, the end of al-Zarqawi is a significant blow to al-Qaida operations in Iraq. It is another clear indication of the progress we are making.
[ Al-Qaida Another Blow Clear End Heard Indication Iraq Making Operations Progress Significant]
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- At a time when the insurgents are saying that time is working against them, my Democratic colleagues are introducing a measure to set a timetable for withdrawal in Iraq that will undercut the momentum that the insurgents themselves say we have built in Iraq.
[ Against Built Colleagues Democratic Insurgents Introducing Iraq Measure Momentum Say Saying Set Them Themselves Time Timetable Undercut Will Withdrawal Working]
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- My son is not wild about going back to Iraq, but he'd sure rather do that than sacrifice all that he and his fellow soldiers have accomplished by leaving too early and inviting chaos.
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- Our National Guard, as I think everybody knows, has provided about 40 percent of the boots on the ground in Iraq and in the conflict against Islamofascism. They went into that battle, being called up for their national security service, short of equipment.
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- Status anxiety definitely exists at a political level. Many Iraqis were annoyed with the US essentially for reasons of status: for not showing them respect, for humiliating them.
[ Annoyed Anxiety Definitely Essentially Exists Humiliating Iraqis Level Many Political Reasons Respect Showing Status Them Us Were]
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- Iraq made commitments after the Gulf War to completely dismantle all weapons of mass destruction, and unfortunately, Iraq has not lived up to its agreement.
[ After Agreement Commitments Completely Destruction Dismantle Gulf Iraq Lived Made Mass Unfortunately Up War Weapons]
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- We need to give the Iraqis a chance to build their own future. It should be in their hands. It must be in their hands. That is what democracy is all about. We can teach it, we can explain it, but they must want it enough to make it work for them.
[ Build Chance Democracy Enough Explain Future Give Hands Iraqis Make Must Need Own Should Teach Their Them Want Work]
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- You know, I wish the world well. I want Iraq to have democracy and the Haitians to have democracy. I want the people of Afghanistan to thrive. Lord knows, we spend enough money there to help them. What about people at home? Isn't that our first responsibility?
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- Iraq is a country that has been invaded. It's not a failing state that you want to help. It's a country that was functioning good or bad, with a horrible dictator, but you have invaded.
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- If we can rebuild Iraq, we can rebuild Illinois and Indiana and if we can do Baghdad, we can do Baltimore.
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- The notion that we won the war against Iraq is like saying we won a war against Arizona. I mean, the fact of the matter is it's not that big of a country. Nobody, I don't think, had any notion that we would do anything but win it.
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- Look, Congress has allocated more money to finance the upcoming Iraqi elections than it has for the American elections. There's something wrong with that.
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- I leave Iraq gladdened by what has been accomplished and confident your future is full of hope.
[ Accomplished Been Confident Full Future Hope Iraq Leave Your]
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- I think the Iraqi people have shown extraordinary patience and courage in the last few months. They have really put a political system on the way to success, to a real democracy here.
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- Iraq has become, for better or for worse, the front on the war on terrorism, and so we've got to do this, and I can understand why congressmen and senators would take their responsibility seriously, but I think in the end we'll get the money.
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- Iraq is a better place, absolutely worth it.
[ Absolutely Better Iraq Place Worth]
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- There are 40,000 Iraqi police on duty around the country. If they detect an attack about to happen, the police are the ones who are supposed to stop it.
[ Around Attack Country Detect Duty Happen Iraqi Ones Police Stop Supposed]
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- We try very quickly to show that we are not at war with the Iraqi people. We're trying to deal with the people who are indeed themselves at war with the Iraqi people.
[ Deal Indeed Iraqi Quickly Show Themselves Try Trying Very War]
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- We've thrown out Saddam and Saddam, dead or alive, is finished in Iraq.
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- While it's very hard to know exactly how to measure public opinion there, because there's no really good polling, the fact of the matter is that in all the polls I've seen the vast majority of the Iraqis prefer to be free and are pleased that the coalition freed them.
[ Because Coalition Exactly Fact Free Freed Good Hard How Iraqis Know Majority Matter Measure Opinion Pleased Polling Polls Prefer Public Really Seen Them Vast Very While]
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- So to recap: we may or may not be going to war with Iraq because Saddam may or may not have weapons of mass destruction, which he may or may not use, or pass to other terrorists groups with whom he may or may not have links.
[ Because Destruction Going Groups Iraq Links Mass May Other Pass Saddam Terrorists Use War Weapons Which Whom]
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- I think the Iraq War is not particularly tailored to American interests.
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- I just want someone to explain to the American public why investing in transportation in Iraq is so much more important than investing in passenger rail right here in the United States of America.
[ America American Explain Here Important Investing Iraq Just More Much Passenger Public Rail Right Someone States Than Transportation United Want Why]
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- It is past time for Republican leadership to answer for record deficits and reckless spending, both in Iraq and in the U.S. It's time for a plan to bring our troops home.
[ Answer Both Bring Deficits Home Iraq Leadership Our Past Plan Reckless Record Republican Spending Time Troops]
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- The administration needs to speak honestly with the American people. Exaggerating our progress in defeating the insurgency or in creating an Iraqi army paints a dangerous picture.
[ Administration American Army Creating Dangerous Defeating Exaggerating Honestly Insurgency Iraqi Needs Our Paints Picture Progress Speak]
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- The reality in Iraq is that we are creating new terrorists and severely damaging the public impression of the United States in the Muslim world.
[ Creating Damaging Impression Iraq Muslim New Public Reality Severely States Terrorists United World]
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- The Republicans are running wild with our tax dollars and it's been a mistake to let this administration continue a policy of incompetence when it comes to Iraq.
[ Administration Been Comes Continue Dollars Incompetence Iraq Mistake Our Policy Republicans Running Tax Wild]
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- We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people.
[ Building Clear Concrete Defeating Forces Handing Initiatives Insurgency Iraq Iraqi Measures Milestones Must Need Our Over Provide Security Support Troops Up]
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- We should not mislead the Iraqis into thinking they have unlimited time to reach a settlement. The longer they think that, the less likely they will be to act.
[ Act Into Iraqis Less Likely Longer Mislead Reach Settlement Should Think Thinking Time Unlimited Will]
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- We were told this war would be over in a matter of weeks, and that the Iraqis would be able to finance it with oil sales. We were promised it was not a mission of nation building.
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- We must do everything we can to be more aggressive in confronting Syria about what they are doing in Iraq.
[ Aggressive Confronting Doing Everything Iraq More Must Syria]
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- In Iraq we must succeed. Failure is not an option.
[ Failure Iraq Must Option Succeed]
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- One can't doubt that the American objective in Iraq has failed - different plans have to be made. And the kernel here is the acknowledgement of defeat.
[ Acknowledgement American Defeat Different Doubt Failed Here Iraq Kernel Made Objective Plans]
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- From watching the news one would think the Iraqis want us out of their country. But an overwhelming majority of Iraqis support our involvement there. Our freedom is contagious and we helped liberate them.
[ Contagious Country Freedom Helped Involvement Iraqis Liberate Majority News Our Out Overwhelming Support Their Them Think Us Want Watching Would]
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- They appear to have had a higher voter turnout in Iraq than we did in our recent federal elections, and we didn't have terrorists threatening to kill our families if we voted.
[ Appear Did Elections Families Federal Had Higher Iraq Kill Our Recent Terrorists Than Threatening Turnout Voted Voter]
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- America is a friend to the people of Iraq. Our demands are directed only at the regime that enslaves them and threatens us. When these demands are met, the first and greatest benefit will come to Iraqi men, women and children.
[ America Benefit Children Come Demands Directed First Friend Greatest Iraq Iraqi Men Met Only Our Regime Them These Threatens Us Will Women]
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- I believe in the transformational power of liberty. I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation's interests. I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation's interest.
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- I sent American troops to Iraq to make its people free, not to make them American. Iraqis will write their own history and find their own way.
[ American Find Free History Iraq Iraqis Make Own Sent Their Them Troops Way Will Write]
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- Iraq is no diversion. It is a place where civilization is taking a decisive stand against chaos and terror, we must not waver.
[ Against Chaos Civilization Decisive Diversion Iraq Must Place Stand Taking Terror Waver Where]
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- Some have argued that confronting the threat from Iraq could detract from the war against terror. To the contrary, confronting the threat posed by Iraq is crucial to winning the war on terror.
[ Against Argued Confronting Contrary Could Crucial Iraq Posed Some Terror Threat War Winning]
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- The once all-powerful ruler of Iraq was found in a hole, and now sits in a prison cell.
[ All-Powerful Cell Found Hole Iraq Now Once Prison Ruler Sits]
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- The tyrant has fallen, and Iraq is free.
[ Fallen Free Iraq Tyrant]
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- The United States of America will never be intimidated by thugs and assassins. The killers will fail, and the Iraqi people will live in freedom.
[ America Assassins Fail Freedom Intimidated Iraqi Killers Live Never States Thugs United Will]
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- The United States prefers that Iraq meet its obligations voluntarily, yet we are prepared for the alternative.
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- I also know that there are a lot of people around the United States who want my husband to win and who are for him and who support our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. And I feel good about those people, too.
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- There is no doubt that Iraqis, like Australians and Americans, love and desire freedom. However, if freedom doesn't mean the right to complete self-determination, unfettered by interests other than one's own, then that freedom is less than worthless - it's oppression.
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- The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude.
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- Mission accomplished? The mission in Iraq, as laid out by President Bush and Vice President Cheney, has failed.
[ Accomplished Bush Cheney Failed Iraq Laid Mission Out President Vice]
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- The money the president wants to borrow for Iraq will come directly out of the American taxpayer wallets in the form of Medicare and Social Security receipts. That's your money.
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- The ongoing strife in Iraq, and the billions of dollars that the President is seeking to continue that war, give me little comfort that this Administration has learned from its mistakes in Iraq.
[ Administration Billions Comfort Continue Dollars Give Iraq Learned Little Mistakes Ongoing President Seeking Strife War]
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- That's driven by any number of factors, the most prominent of which have been the combat experience of two major campaigns - one in Afghanistan and the other in Iraq - and the ongoing demands of the global war on terrorism.
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- Deep down, the Iraqi people want the United States out. And their self-determination should be respected.
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- The United States is not for democracy in Iraq, it's for setting up a puppet government.
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- But I contend that if we're providing total medical coverage for every man, woman, and child in Iraq, shouldn't we at least be doing the same thing for every man, woman, and child in the United States?
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- Victory is the most important aspect in Iraq, because victory in Iraq will help us have victory in the War on Terror.
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- Victory is the only option. And we will be victorious in Iraq.
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- I know that my Republican colleagues are as ashamed as I am that the United States is forced to borrow over $1 trillion from foreign nations to pay for our national priorities like reconstruction of the gulf coast and the war in Iraq.
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- If the United States were to cut and run from Iraq, we would send a message of weakness that would embolden our terrorist enemies across the globe. A failed Iraq would destabilize the entire region and undermine U.S. national security for decades to come.
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- The longer we go without strong leadership from the Administration and until we see significant progress in the day-to-day lives of the Iraqi people, the more difficult it will become to sustain the support of the American people and Congress for the current course.
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- We owe our troops more than rhetoric; we owe them a real plan. The Administration has yet to put forward a strategy for achieving stability in Iraq, ending the conflict, and handing over sovereignty to the people of Iraq and the new Iraqi government.
[ Achieving Administration Conflict Ending Forward Government Handing Iraq Iraqi More New Our Over Owe Plan Put Real Rhetoric Sovereignty Stability Strategy Than Them Troops Yet]
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- Is puppy love the reason so many Americans are blind to the incompetence and waste of Republicans - who at a minimum are supposed to be good money managers - running Iraq reconstruction?
[ Americans Blind Good Incompetence Iraq Love Managers Many Minimum Money Puppy Reason Reconstruction Republicans Running Supposed Waste]
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- Of course, China is a key to the North Korea if we're going to solve that riddle, but they could also be helpful on Iraq, which is why it's important that we maintain a constructive dialogue with China.
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- We went into Iraq because Iraq posed a threat to the stability of the region and was engaged in the process of trying to develop weapons of mass destruction and had links to terrorists.
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- I thought then, and I think now, that the invasion of Iraq was unnecessary and unjust. And I think the premises on which it was launched were false.
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- I am so sick of reading about another car bomb, another suicide bomber, another 10, 20, 30, 70, 100 people dead in a day, both Americans and Iraqis.
[ Am Americans Another Bomb Bomber Both Car Day Dead Iraqis Reading Sick Suicide]
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- Ironically, the Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and personnel in the Persian Gulf I mentioned earlier who are fighting terrorism will provide more support indirectly to this war in Iraq than most of the 46 countries that are fully supporting our efforts there.
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- Our ties are deep and long-standing. We are dependent on each other. And no matter what the issue of the day, whether it be softwood lumber, whether it be a war in Iraq, we need to continue to work together.
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- So we are disappointed that some of our closest allies, including Canada, have not agreed with us on the urgent need for this military action against Iraq.
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- This war in Iraq is part of a larger effort to remove this terrorist threat from the planet.
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- We are at war to liberate Iraq, to protect the people of the United States and other countries from the devastating impact of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction being used by terrorists or the Iraqi government to kill thousands of innocent civilians.
[ Being Civilians Countries Destruction Devastating Government Impact Innocent Iraq Iraqi Kill Liberate Mass Other Protect States Terrorists Thousands United Used War Weapons]
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- We know that if al Queda or one of these terrorist organizations were to get a weapon of mass destruction from Iraq, that they would have no hesitation about using it to catastrophic consequences; the potential is for hundreds of thousands of casualties.
[ Al Casualties Catastrophic Consequences Destruction Get Hesitation Hundreds Iraq Know Mass Organizations Potential Terrorist These Thousands Using Weapon Were Would]
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- On the issues that I care deeply about - the environment, Roe vs. Wade, the war in Iraq, with no weapons of mass destruction, the tax cuts that are now leading to deficits, I've got some deep issues with the president.
[ Care Cuts Deep Deeply Deficits Destruction Environment Got Iraq Issues Leading Mass Now President Roe Some Tax Wade War Weapons]
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- And we are grateful to the American young men and women who are risking their lives to give the Iraqi people this chance, this dream of democracy in Iraq now.
[ American Chance Democracy Dream Give Grateful Iraq Iraqi Lives Men Now Risking Their Women Young]
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- I call on the international community to be fair to the Iraqi people. My position is that we respect international resolutions but in return demand justice and accountability for those who stole Iraq's money.
[ Accountability Call Community Demand Fair International Iraq Iraqi Justice Money Position Resolutions Respect Return Stole Those]
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- I strongly believe that a federal structure based on administrative and geographic lines with strong powers for the federated states will be the best solution for Iraq.
[ Administrative Based Believe Best Federal Geographic Iraq Lines Powers Solution States Strong Strongly Structure Will]
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- The Iraqi people are living a long-running tragedy because of the legacy of the old regime, the Americans and their actions that are unsuitable for Iraqi society, and the weakness of national resolve.
[ Actions Americans Because Iraqi Legacy Living National Old Regime Resolve Society Their Tragedy Unsuitable Weakness]
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- The view that we hold in Iraq now is this - that democracy is associated with elections. I believe that elections are possible.
[ Associated Believe Democracy Elections Hold Iraq Now Possible View]
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- Since January 2002, when the United States began detaining at Guantanamo Bay enemy combatants captured in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other fronts in the war on terror, critics have complained of human rights abuses.
[ Abuses Afghanistan Bay Began Captured Combatants Complained Critics Detaining Enemy Fronts Guantanamo Human Iraq January Other Rights Since States Terror United War]
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- Had the decision belonged to Senator Kerry, Saddam hussein would still be in power today in Iraq. In fact, Saddam Hussein would almost certainly still be in control of Kuwait.
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- I can think of a lot of words to describe Senator Kerry's position on Iraq; "consistent" is not one of them.
[ Consistent Describe Iraq Kerry Lot Position Senator Them Think Words]
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- The Iraqi forces are conducting the Mother of all Retreats.
[ Conducting Forces Iraqi Mother Retreats]
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- We urge all democratic nations and the United Nations to answer the Iraqi Governing Council's call for support for the people of Iraq in making the transition to democracy.
[ Answer Call Council Democracy Democratic Governing Iraq Iraqi Making Nations Support Transition United Urge]
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- Iraq can emerge as a beacon of hope and democracy in the Middle East, and the world, with our help.
[ Beacon Democracy East Emerge Help Hope Iraq Middle Our World]
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- The Iraqi Free Press, which did not exist 18 months ago because there was no such thing as the Iraqi Free Press, broke a story about the U.N. Oil-for-Food scandal, which could potentially turn out to be the largest scandal in history.
[ Ago Because Broke Could Did Exist Free History Iraqi Largest Months Out Potentially Press Scandal Story Such Thing Turn Which]
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- We must remain steadfast in our commitment to our troops, and to those fighting for a free and democratic Iraq because freedom makes our country and the world a safer place.
[ Because Commitment Country Democratic Fighting Free Freedom Iraq Makes Must Our Place Remain Safer Steadfast Those Troops World]
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- If the prime minister really believes it, he must be the only person left who thinks that the recent bombs in London had no connection at all with his policy in Iraq.
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- It would be immoral to walk away from the consequences of our actions, leaving behind anarchy and civil war in Iraq.
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- My sense is that the majority of Conservatives share my reservations about how we got into Iraq.
[ Conservatives Got How Into Iraq Majority Reservations Sense Share]
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- We are running out of time. We need a strategy to win in Iraq or an exit strategy to leave.
[ Exit Iraq Leave Need Out Running Strategy Time Win]
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- Bush does not want to go down in history as the president who lost in Iraq. His strategy to the extent he has one is to hang tough and let whoever succeeds him take the fall.
[ Bush Does Down Extent Fall Go Hang Him His History Iraq Lost President Strategy Succeeds Take Tough Want Whoever]
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- No matter what you think about the Iraq war, there is one thing we can all agree on for the next days - we have to salute the courage and bravery of those who are risking their lives to vote and those brave Iraqi and American soldiers fighting to protect their right to vote.
[ Agree American Brave Bravery Courage Days Fighting Iraq Iraqi Lives Matter Next Protect Right Risking Salute Soldiers Their Thing Think Those Vote War]
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- The American taxpayer should not be treated more shabbily than debtors from other nations and we should be encouraging other nations to help rebuild Iraq's economy.
[ American Debtors Economy Encouraging Help Iraq More Nations Other Rebuild Should Taxpayer Than Treated]
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- If Saddam rejects peace and we have to use force, our purpose is clear. We want to seriously diminish the threat posed by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction program.
[ Clear Destruction Diminish Force Iraq Mass Our Peace Posed Program Purpose Rejects Saddam Seriously Threat Use Want Weapons]
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- One way or the other, we are determined to deny Iraq the capacity to develop weapons of mass destruction and the missiles to deliver them. That is our bottom line.
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- There's no connection between al-Qaeda and Iraq.
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- Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake.
[ American Conventional Getting Holds Iraq Mistake Out Setting Timetable Troops Wisdom Would]
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- It is impossible to exaggerate the wide, and widening, gulf between the American attitude on the Iraq war and the view from our friends across the Atlantic.
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- The kind of Iraq that emerges from all of this is ultimately out of our hands.
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- Democrats are committed to mapping a new direction in Iraq, and we will work with the President and the new Defense Secretary to ensure that the will of the American people guides our future actions.
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- I believe the American people spoke loud and clear to the Bush Administration in yesterday's election that they disapprove of the current direction in the war in Iraq. As a result, the President wasted no time in dumping Secretary Rumsfeld.
[ Administration American Believe Bush Clear Current Direction Disapprove Dumping Election Iraq Loud President Result Rumsfeld Secretary Spoke Time War Wasted Yesterday]
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- Our top priority is our troops, who are making the extraordinary effort to fulfill the mission they have been given. Democrats will work with this Administration to better define that mission and a realistic expectation of success in Iraq.
[ Administration Been Better Define Democrats Effort Expectation Extraordinary Fulfill Given Iraq Making Mission Our Priority Realistic Success Top Troops Will Work]
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- As I have been saying for more than a year now, turning this vital mission over to the Iraqi people as soon as possible should remain a topic of debate for Congress while relying on our military commanders to set up the timetable.
[ Been Commanders Congress Debate Iraqi Military Mission More Now Our Over Possible Relying Remain Saying Set Should Soon Than Timetable Topic Turning Up Vital While Year]
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- I am told that the majority of Iraqis wanted Saddam removed from power, but they were unwilling and were incapable of doing the job themselves because they feared Saddam and knew the pain and torture he was capable of inflicting upon them.
[ Am Because Capable Doing Feared Incapable Inflicting Iraqis Job Knew Majority Pain Power Removed Saddam Them Themselves Told Torture Unwilling Upon Wanted Were]
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- I was heartened to hear the President say that as we make progress on the ground, and Iraqi forces increasingly take the lead, we should be able to further decrease our troop levels.
[ Able Decrease Forces Further Ground Hear Increasingly Iraqi Lead Levels Make Our President Progress Say Should Take Troop]
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- The closer Iraq approaches freedom and democracy, the more impediments and barriers the terrorists will erect.
[ Approaches Barriers Closer Democracy Erect Freedom Impediments Iraq More Terrorists Will]
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- Tonight, I concurred with President Bush when he stated that the decisions on future involvement of U.S. troops in Iraq should be left to the Pentagon and not politicians in Washington.
[ Bush Decisions Future Involvement Iraq Left Pentagon Politicians President Should Stated Tonight Troops Washington]
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- When the government is handed over to the Iraqi Council on 30 June, many have declared, oh, the Americans must never leave because civil unrest may erupt. Well, I agree, we cannot abruptly depart, but Iraq needs to step up to the plate on 30 June.
[ Abruptly Agree Americans Because Cannot Civil Council Declared Depart Erupt Government Handed Iraq Iraqi June Leave Many May Must Needs Never Oh Over Plate Step Unrest Up Well]
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- I think in national security, the war in Iraq is troublesome and a difficult challenge, but our troops and the military leaders we have are managing that situation, although it continues to be very risky and very dangerous.
[ Although Challenge Continues Dangerous Difficult Iraq Leaders Managing Military National Our Risky Security Situation Think Troops Troublesome Very War]
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- Did you know that they introduced the 15 percent flat tax on individual and corporate income in Iraq? Something that some politicians very much wanted to push in the United States without success but in Iraq they do it.
[ Corporate Did Flat Income Individual Introduced Iraq Know Much Percent Politicians Push Some Something States Success Tax United Very Wanted Without]
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- I also argued before the war that the administration was underestimating Arab nationalism and Iraqi nationalism, that it was not going to be as easy to rule Iraq as they thought.
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- I argued that the Bush administration, and the Coalition officials more recently, didn't understand Iraqi society. They thought it was a blank slate, that they could use Iraqis as guinea pigs.
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- I believe that the American administration of Iraq has been arrogant, has pursued policies that are illegal in international law and has been ignorant and incompetent. I said this very forthrightly to the senators.
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- Genius, scholar, and war hero though he is, you have to admit - or maybe you should think about admitting - that George Bush might have rushed things a little in invading Iraq.
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- According to recent opinion polls, a large majority of Iraqis believe that the U.S. military has no intention to leave Iraq, and that it would stay even is asked by the Iraqi government to leave.
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- I am a Korean War veteran. I support our troops as much as anyone in this body, but I do so by advocating redeployment out of Iraq as soon as it can be safely done.
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- If we want to build the Iraqis' confidence about our intentions in their country, if we want to stop adding fuel to the fire of insurgency and terrorism, we must clarify our intent.
[ Adding Build Clarify Confidence Country Fire Fuel Insurgency Intent Intentions Iraqis Must Our Stop Terrorism Their Want]
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- Mr. Chairman, the price for continuing this war is too high, not only in budgetary terms, but in American lives, Iraqi civilian casualties blamed on America and in the steady increase in the terrorist ranks that this war is provoking around the globe.
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- The American taxpayers should not have to send one more penny on the Administration's Iraq misadventure. Let's give our troops the supplies they need to get out of Iraq safely. Let's bring our troops home.
[ Administration American Bring Get Give Home Iraq More Need Our Out Penny Safely Send Should Supplies Taxpayers Troops]
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- The presence of American troops is fueling the insurgency in Iraq, as acknowledged by General Casey and numerous other experts, and is helping terrorist recruiters build their numbers across the globe.
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- I can't accept collective responsibility for the decision to commit Britain now to military action in Iraq without international agreement or domestic support.
[ Accept Action Agreement Britain Collective Commit Decision Domestic International Iraq Military Now Responsibility Support Without]
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- There were no international terrorists in Iraq until we went in. It was we who gave the perfect conditions in which Al Qaeda could thrive.
[ Al Conditions Could Gave International Iraq Perfect Qaeda Terrorists Thrive Until Went Were Which]
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- The President's budget pays for only six months of the war in Iraq and completely overlooks the transition costs of Social Security reform. The Administration always lied about the cost of the Medicare drug bill.
[ Administration Always Bill Budget Completely Cost Costs Iraq Lied Medicare Months Only Overlooks Pays President Reform Security Six Social Transition War]
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- Make no mistake, our troops will be in Afghanistan and Iraq for a long time.
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- We came to Iraq to liberate them and to make our world a safer place.
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- I'm going to vote in support of the president of the United States in keeping the troops in Iraq until the president and our military is convinced that the mission is complete.
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- I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean. I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt.
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- In terms of the idea of long-term occupation - I have been reading a little bit more about this period - and you can see in that occupation are many lessons for the current occupation of Iraq. So we have these connections that go way back that people aren't aware of.
[ Aware Back Been Bit Connections Current Go Idea Iraq Lessons Little Long-Term Many More Occupation Period Reading See Terms These Way]
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- Iraq is not the only nation in the world to possess weapons of mass destruction, but it is the only nation with a leader who has used them against his own people.
[ Against Destruction His Iraq Leader Mass Nation Only Own Possess Them Used Weapons World]
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- We have exhausted all of our diplomatic effort to get the Iraqis to comply with their own agreements and with international law. Given that... we have got to force them to comply, and we are doing so militarily.
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- I'm very confident that the solutions that we are developing are going to be effective not only in application in Iraq, but also will be very helpful for potential homeland security situations as well.
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- The brave and capable women who served in Iraq and Afghanistan have performed admirably.
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- Tony Blair faced a massive defection from his own party ranks during voting around the intervention in Iraq. For our present purpose, the point is not that he survived the defection, but that he had to face it.
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- Many soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from serious, long-term, physical and mental health problems, due to their service. It is unconscionable to cut the already limited health care benefits available to these brave men and women.
[ Afghanistan Already Available Benefits Brave Care Cut Due Health Iraq Limited Long-Term Many Men Mental Physical Problems Returning Serious Service Soldiers Suffer Their These Unconscionable Women]
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- Someone earlier made a remark about losing 500 soldiers and 2,200 wounded in Iraq. Those soldiers were sent there by the vote of Sen. Lieberman, Sen. Edwards and Sen. Kerry. I think that is a serious matter.
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- The fact is that we wouldn't be in Iraq if it weren't for Democrats like Senator Kerry.
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- A timeline for bringing U.S. troops home that is negotiated with the Iraqi government would also boost the Iraqi government's legitimacy and claim to self-rule, and force the Iraqi government to take responsibility for itself and its citizens.
[ Also Boost Bringing Citizens Claim Force Government Home Iraqi Itself Legitimacy Negotiated Responsibility Take Timeline Troops Would]
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- Even the majority of the Sunnis have grown tired of foreign terrorists operating in Iraq.
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- In addition to a timeline, I have proposed that U.S. troops be removed from front line combat positions in Iraqi cities and towns, turning over daily security patrols, interactions with citizens, and any offensive security actions to the Iraqis themselves.
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- It was Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda who attacked the U.S. on September 11, 2001, not Saddam Hussein and Iraq.
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- Nor should the U.S. military be forced to remain in Iraq essentially as an army for one side of a civil war.
[ Army Civil Essentially Forced Iraq Military Nor Remain Should Side War]
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- Second, the resolution contains the blatantly false assertion that negotiating a timeline for bringing U.S. troops home with the Iraqi government undermines U.S. national security. Such a statement shows a misunderstanding of the enemy we face in Iraq.
[ Assertion Blatantly Bringing Contains Enemy Face False Government Home Iraq Iraqi Misunderstanding National Negotiating Resolution Second Security Shows Statement Such Timeline Troops Undermines]
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- Similarly, establishing a firm timeline for bringing our troops home could accelerate the development of Iraqi security forces and deepen their commitment to defending their own country and their own government.
[ Accelerate Bringing Commitment Could Country Deepen Defending Development Establishing Firm Forces Government Home Iraqi Our Own Security Similarly Their Timeline Troops]
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- The training and equipping of Iraqi security forces should be accelerated.
[ Accelerated Forces Iraqi Security Should Training]
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- The U.S. cannot impose freedom, security, and unity in Iraq by force.
[ Cannot Force Freedom Impose Iraq Security Unity]
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- The U.S. must renounce any U.S. interest in constructing permanent U.S. military bases in Iraq.
[ Any Bases Constructing Interest Iraq Military Must Permanent Renounce]
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- To the contrary, I believe the U.S. military has already done all that has been asked of them. Saddam Hussein is on trial. The threat from alleged weapons of mass destruction programs in Iraq has been neutralized.
[ Alleged Already Asked Been Believe Contrary Destruction Done Hussein Iraq Mass Military Neutralized Programs Saddam Them Threat Trial Weapons]
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- 1 month ago the American people stopped to remember the third anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq war. We thought first and foremost of the selflessness, patriotism and heroism by our troops, our National Guard and Reserves.
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- A free and stable Iraq will be a shining light against the shadow of Islamic extremism.
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- Today is a celebration of hope for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people can now take control of their government and their future by creating a society that protects the rights endowed to us by our creator - life, liberty and freedom.
[ Celebration Control Creating Creator Endowed Freedom Future Government Hope Iraqi Liberty Life Now Our Protects Rights Society Take Their Today Us]
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- AIDS and malaria and TB are national security issues. A worldwide program to get a start on dealing with these issues would cost about $25 billion... It's, what, a few months in Iraq.
[ Aids Billion Cost Dealing Few Get Iraq Issues Malaria Months National Program Security Start Tb These Worldwide Would]
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- The main thing that gives me hope is the media. We have radio, TV, magazines, and books, so we have the possibility of learning from societies that are remote from us, like Somalia. We turn on the TV and see what blew up in Iraq or we see conditions in Afghanistan.
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- Our military should spare no expense to ensure the safety of our troops, particularly as they confront a hostile insurgency and roadside bombs throughout Iraq.
[ Bombs Confront Ensure Expense Hostile Insurgency Iraq Military Our Particularly Roadside Safety Should Spare Throughout Troops]
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- Despite recent media reports that have clouded, or even misrepresented, the facts, there is compelling evidence that al-Qaida and Iraq have been linked for more than a decade.
[ Al-Qaida Been Clouded Compelling Decade Despite Even Evidence Facts Iraq Linked Media Misrepresented More Recent Reports Than]
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- In liberating Iraq, we have rid the nation and the rest of the world from the danger of Saddam Hussein.
[ Danger Hussein Iraq Liberating Nation Rest Rid Saddam World]
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- Iraq is the central battleground in the war on terror. The terrorists certainly know what is at stake, which is why they are pulling out all the stops to derail our efforts there. They know that a free and democratic Iraq is a serious blow to their interests.
[ Battleground Blow Central Certainly Democratic Derail Efforts Free Interests Iraq Know Our Out Pulling Serious Stake Stops Terror Terrorists Their War Which Why]
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- Let me be clear, Mr. President, mistakes have been made in Iraq. And this operation has been far from perfect as evidenced by the fact that Zarqawi and other terrorists continue to wreak havoc throughout Iraq.
[ Been Clear Continue Evidenced Fact Far Havoc Iraq Made Mistakes Mr Operation Other Perfect President Terrorists Throughout Wreak Zarqawi]
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- The terrorists know what is at stake, which is why they are pulling out all the stops to derail our efforts. They understand that a free and democratic Iraq is a serious blow to their interests.
[ Blow Democratic Derail Efforts Free Interests Iraq Know Our Out Pulling Serious Stake Stops Terrorists Their Understand Which Why]
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- As the Iraqi people better understand that Saddam Hussein and his regime are history, it is my hope that they will get behind the coalition effort to help them create a democratic government and rebuild their country.
[ Behind Better Coalition Country Create Democratic Effort Get Government Help His History Hope Hussein Iraqi Rebuild Regime Saddam Their Them Understand Will]
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- According to various polls conducted, the single most important issue in last week's election was not the Iraq War, not the War on Terror, not even the economy. It was the cultural war.
[ According Conducted Cultural Economy Election Even Important Iraq Issue Last Most Polls Single Terror Various War Week]
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- This war is being played in the realm of public opinion and has dire consequences for our soldiers in Iraq, the future of our country, and freedom around the world.
[ Around Being Consequences Country Dire Freedom Future Iraq Opinion Our Played Public Realm Soldiers War World]
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- There is only one option in Iraq: that we win.
[ Iraq Only Option Win]
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- We don't mind that we still have troops in Germany, or that we still have troops in Japan or Korea. But they are not in danger, and we know that they are in danger in Iraq.
[ Danger Germany Iraq Japan Know Korea Mind Still Troops]
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- What I see as the greatest threat to America is that the American people will put political pressure on their leaders to pull out of Iraq before we should.
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- My experience in Iraq made me realize, and during the recovery, that I could have died. And I just had to do more with my life.
[ Could Died During Experience Had Iraq Just Life Made More Realize Recovery]
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- Well, we won the war. You know what that means. In twenty years, we'll all be driving Iraqi cars.
[ Cars Driving Iraqi Know Means Twenty War Well Won Years]
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- I think what he's - what he believes, and he may be correct, I don't know, that we have some intelligence information that leads us to know some things about what's going on in Iraq that we haven't revealed to others.
[ Believes Correct Going Haven Information Intelligence Iraq Know Leads May Others Revealed Some Things Think Us]
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- After all, we paid great prices because of the virtual partitioning of Iraq.
[ After Because Great Iraq Paid Prices Virtual]
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- So we are fulfilling our task in preventing serious armament stocks in Iraq within our possibilities.
[ Armament Fulfilling Iraq Our Possibilities Preventing Serious Stocks Task Within]
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- Well, that our main concern is that Iraq should not become a divided country.
[ Become Concern Country Divided Iraq Main Our Should Well]
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- I think we still have a chance if we continue with our work, if Iraq provides full cooperation, we should still be able to avoid a war.
[ Able Avoid Chance Continue Cooperation Full Iraq Our Provides Should Still Think War Work]
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- We now have the right to have immediate, unfettered access to any site in Iraq and we have the right to interview people, both inside and outside Iraq.
[ Access Any Both Immediate Inside Interview Iraq Now Outside Right Site Unfettered]
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- There are two types of courage involved with what I did. When it comes to picking up a rifle, millions of people are capable of doing that, as we see in Iraq or Vietnam. But when it comes to risking their careers, or risking being invited to lunch by the establishment, it turns out that's remarkably rare.
[ Being Capable Careers Comes Courage Did Doing Establishment Invited Involved Iraq Lunch Millions Out Picking Rare Remarkably Rifle Risking See Their Turns Two Types Up Vietnam]
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- The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny.
[ Act Around Belief Bush Chance Choose Confirms Danger Democracy Enslavement Extreme Face Given Globe Iraqis Liberty Ordinary Over President Tyranny Voting Will]
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- The election in Iraq clearly demonstrates that Iraqi people are like people everywhere. They desire to create a future in an environment that is safe and allows them to reach their full potential as human beings, whatever that potential may be.
[ Allows Beings Clearly Create Demonstrates Desire Election Environment Everywhere Full Future Human Iraq Iraqi May Potential Reach Safe Their Them Whatever]
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- And so there are so many good things going on all across Iraq and unfortunately that's not what the American people see on TV or they don't read a lot about it in the newspapers.
[ Across American Going Good Iraq Lot Many Newspapers Read See Things Tv Unfortunately]
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- As far as Iraq is concerned, let's not forget what the UNSCR is about, that the main consideration in Iraq is that there is a leader who has been developing weapons of mass destruction, and has been violating UN resolutions for over a decade.
[ Been Concerned Consideration Decade Destruction Developing Far Forget Iraq Leader Main Mass Over Resolutions Un Violating Weapons]
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- Iraq did nothing to us. Iraq was not responsible for 9/11.
[ Did Iraq Nothing Responsible Us]
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- What President Bush did in his doctrine of preemptive strike and in his war in Afghanistan and in Iraq was to turn even his allies in Europe negatively toward America.
[ Afghanistan Allies America Bush Did Doctrine Europe Even His Iraq Negatively Preemptive President Strike Toward Turn War]
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- The administration has a disturbing pattern of behavior when it comes to budgeting not only for the ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan but also for military requirements not directly related to these conflicts.
[ Administration Afghanistan Also Behavior Budgeting Comes Conflicts Directly Disturbing Iraq Military Ongoing Only Operations Pattern Related Requirements These]
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- I think the disarmament of Iraq is inevitable.
[ Disarmament Inevitable Iraq Think]
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- I'm concerned about getting Iraq on its feet.
[ Concerned Feet Getting Iraq]
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- If all goes well, the Iraqis are going to have a country that's going to have a representative government and will be at peace with its neighbors and in the region.
[ Country Goes Going Government Iraqis Neighbors Peace Region Representative Well Will]
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- The key to making the inspections work is the Iraqi government making the crucial decision that because of the international pressure Iraq has to disarm itself.
[ Because Crucial Decision Disarm Government Inspections International Iraq Iraqi Itself Key Making Pressure Work]
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- The purpose of the UN mechanism, this inspection mechanism, is not to engage in a cat and mouse game with Saddam Hussein and try to find weapons that the Iraqi government is working on concealing.
[ Cat Concealing Engage Find Game Government Hussein Inspection Iraqi Mechanism Mouse Purpose Saddam Try Un Weapons Working]
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- There have been linkages between the Iraqi government and al-Qaeda going back more or less a decade.
[ Al-Qaeda Back Been Between Decade Going Government Iraqi Less More]
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- They have involved co-operation between the Iraqi intelligence and al-Qaeda operatives on training and combined operations regarding bomb making and chemical and biological weapons.
[ Al-Qaeda Between Biological Bomb Chemical Co-Operation Combined Intelligence Involved Iraqi Making Operations Operatives Regarding Training Weapons]
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- We are a country that has many friends, many allies, when we operate in the world, we operate with friends and allies that's been true for decades and if we wind up going to war in Iraq it will be true in Iraq.
[ Allies Been Country Decades Friends Going Iraq Many Operate True Up War Will Wind World]
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- We have a substantial number of countries that have pledged and provided all kinds of support for the United States in the event that war becomes necessary in Iraq.
[ Becomes Countries Event Iraq Kinds Necessary Number Pledged Provided States Substantial Support United War]
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- We know that there are various activities important to the insurgents in Iraq that are occurring in Syria.
[ Activities Important Insurgents Iraq Know Occurring Syria Various]
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- What the UN inspectors can do is demonstrate to the world, help the Iraqi government demonstrate to the world that the Iraqis are cooperatively disarming if that is in fact what the Iraqi government decides to do.
[ Decides Demonstrate Disarming Fact Government Help Inspectors Iraqi Iraqis Un World]
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- If we are lucky, and George W. Bush is right, we are about to witness the War of the Happy Iraqis.
[ Bush George Happy Iraqis Lucky Right War Witness]
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- When Americans invade Iraq, Bush says, we will be greeted as liberators by the Iraqi people, proving that taking out Saddam Hussein was the right thing to do.
[ Americans Bush Greeted Hussein Invade Iraq Iraqi Liberators Out Proving Right Saddam Says Taking Thing Will]
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- A transitional government is the beginning of a transfer of sovereignty. It's a question of Iraqi security and moving forward with the political process.
[ Beginning Forward Government Iraqi Moving Political Process Question Security Sovereignty Transfer Transitional]
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- The situation in Iraq is dangerous but the regional situation is also very complicated and precarious.
[ Also Complicated Dangerous Iraq Precarious Regional Situation Very]
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- We are ready to train new Iraqi forces outside Iraq. We did it in Abu Dhabi.
[ Abu Did Forces Iraq Iraqi New Outside Ready Train]
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- We were in opposition to the decision to go to war. But after the war happened, it was clear that you could not sit and look-there would be a breeding ground for terrorism or a new collapsed or failed state named Iraq!
[ After Breeding Clear Collapsed Could Decision Failed Go Ground Happened Iraq Named New Opposition Sit State Terrorism War Were Would]
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- We will not send troops. Germany is not committed to Iraq - we will not commit ourselves with troops.
[ Commit Committed Germany Iraq Ourselves Send Troops Will]
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- I am encouraged by the news today that United States special operations personnel found, identified and killed the terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the operational commander of the al-Qaeda led insurgency in Iraq. Al-Zarqawi was the public face of the insurgency.
[ Abu Al-Qaeda Am Commander Encouraged Face Found Identified Insurgency Iraq Killed Led News Operational Operations Personnel Public Special States Terrorist Today United]
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- Our troops are committed to bringing security to Iraq while its government matures. American forces will continue to accomplish their mission with caution, precision and honor with the thanks of a grateful nation.
[ Accomplish American Bringing Caution Committed Continue Forces Government Grateful Honor Iraq Matures Mission Nation Our Precision Security Thanks Their Troops While Will]
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- Most of the State of the Union will not be about Iraq. Most of the State of the Union will be about improving America's economy and providing greater access to health care for millions of American people, including senior citizens.
[ Access America American Care Citizens Economy Greater Health Improving Including Iraq Millions Most Providing Senior State Union Will]
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- The president welcomes peaceful protests - it is a time-honored tradition. The president agrees violence is not the answer in Iraq, and that's why he hopes Saddam Hussein will disarm.
[ Agrees Answer Disarm Hopes Hussein Iraq Peaceful President Protests Saddam Tradition Violence Welcomes Why Will]
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- In a way, the American side descended to Saddam's level, which happens often in these types of circumstances. That is why the people in Iraq do not accept the current state of affairs.
[ Accept Affairs American Circumstances Current Descended Happens Iraq Level Often Saddam Side State These Types Way Which Why]
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- I firmly believe that as voters come to learn more and more about John Kerry and learn more and more about his message that they're going to want a President who is willing to address the fact that we didn't have a post-war plan in Iraq.
[ Address Believe Come Fact Firmly Going His Iraq John Kerry Learn Message More Plan Post-War President Voters Want Willing]
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- Our brave soldiers and support personnel are engaged in a battle as important as any the United States has ever before waged, for the success of democracy in Iraq is a crucial test of the ideals this Nation was founded upon.
[ Any Battle Before Brave Crucial Democracy Engaged Ever Founded Ideals Important Iraq Nation Our Personnel Soldiers States Success Support Test United Upon Waged]
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- We remain in Iraq because we know that sometimes liberty needs some nursing before it can grow on its own.
[ Because Before Grow Iraq Know Liberty Needs Nursing Own Remain Some Sometimes]
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- Just two weeks ago, millions of Iraqis defied the threats of terrorists and went to the polls to determine their own future. I congratulate the Iraqi people for the courage they've shown in making these elections so successful.
[ Ago Congratulate Courage Defied Determine Elections Future Iraqi Iraqis Just Making Millions Own Polls Shown Successful Terrorists Their These Threats Two Weeks Went]
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- I am an opponent of Saddam Hussein, but an opponent also, of the sanctions that have killed a million Iraqi children and an opponent of the United States' apparent desire to plunge the Middle East into a new and devastating war.
[ Also Am Apparent Children Desire Devastating East Hussein Into Iraqi Killed Middle Million New Opponent Plunge Saddam Sanctions States United War]
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- I have never solicited nor received money from Iraq for our campaign against war and sanctions. I have never seen a barrel of oil, never owned one, never bought one, never sold one.
[ Against Barrel Bought Campaign Iraq Money Never Nor Oil Our Owned Received Sanctions Seen Sold Solicited War]
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- Iraq is a manufactured conflict for the sake of geopolitical dominance in the area.
[ Area Conflict Dominance Iraq Manufactured Sake]
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- Further, by acting decisively in Iraq, the United States has sent very strong signals to other nations that have been or could be terrorist sympathizers.
[ Acting Been Could Decisively Further Iraq Nations Other Sent Signals States Strong Terrorist United Very]
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- Had the United States not acted in Iraq, Libyan leader Muammar Qadhafi would likely not have declared his weapons programs, submitted to international inspections and voluntarily dismantled its programs.
[ Acted Declared Dismantled Had His Inspections International Iraq Leader Likely Programs States Submitted United Voluntarily Weapons Would]
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- In addition, it is very likely that United States action in Iraq caused Iran to open its nuclear facilities for international inspection and suspend its uranium enrichment activities.
[ Action Activities Addition Caused Enrichment Facilities Inspection International Iran Iraq Likely Nuclear Open States Suspend United Uranium Very]
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- In fact, the Iraqi foreign minister admitted in March 2003 that Iraqi funds were sent to families of Palestinian suicide bombers who attacked and killed innocent Israeli citizens, and also 12 Americans in Israel in 2003.
[ Admitted Also Americans Attacked Bombers Citizens Fact Families Foreign Funds Innocent Iraqi Israel Israeli Killed March Minister Palestinian Sent Suicide Were]
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- On Jan. 30, millions of Iraqis will cast ballots in the country's first fair and free election in decades, marking continued progress in Iraq's transition toward a country built on the pillars of democracy and freedom for all.
[ Ballots Built Cast Continued Country Decades Democracy Election Fair First Free Freedom Iraq Iraqis Jan Marking Millions Pillars Progress Toward Transition Will]
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- Since the ousting and capture of Saddam Hussein by U.S. forces, civil rights and personal freedoms have been restored in Iraq, as well as equal rights to all, not just to Saddam's entourage of terrorists.
[ Been Capture Civil Entourage Equal Forces Freedoms Hussein Iraq Just Personal Restored Rights Saddam Since Terrorists Well]
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- The transfer is a monumental occasion as the Iraqi people take control of their government and their future and forge ahead with creating a society governed by the tenets of life, liberty and freedom.
[ Ahead Control Creating Forge Freedom Future Governed Government Iraqi Liberty Life Monumental Occasion Society Take Tenets Their Transfer]
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- United States and Coalition forces will remain in Iraq and will operate under American command as part of a multinational force authorized by the United Nations.
[ American Authorized Coalition Command Force Forces Iraq Multinational Nations Operate Part Remain States Under United Will]
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- Yet the march toward freedom is not without its hazards or its casualties and the threats of violence aimed at Iraqis who participate in the election will be dealt with accordingly.
[ Accordingly Aimed Casualties Dealt Election Freedom Hazards Iraqis March Participate Threats Toward Violence Will Without Yet]
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- Insurgents throughout Iraq continue to threaten our efforts and pose a danger to stability in the region. They fight not for their country, but rather against ours.
[ Against Continue Country Danger Efforts Fight Insurgents Iraq Our Ours Pose Rather Region Stability Their Threaten Throughout]
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- While not widely reported, our victories in Iraq are plentiful. National elections, a democratic parliament and the drafting of a constitution are just some of the victories throughout this embattled country.
[ Constitution Country Democratic Drafting Elections Iraq Just National Our Parliament Plentiful Reported Some Throughout Victories While Widely]
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- There are no black people in Iraq, so how will they know who to shoot at?
[ Black How Iraq Know Shoot Will]
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- The progressive movement against the war of occupation in Iraq is a reason for hope, as is resistance to free trade agreements in Latin America. Those are moments that we have to celebrate: that people still find the resolve and energy to resist.
[ Against Agreements America Celebrate Energy Find Free Hope Iraq Latin Moments Movement Occupation Progressive Reason Resist Resistance Resolve Still Those Trade War]
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- This nation's elected leaders owe all Americans the duty of formulating an Iraqi policy based on sound analysis of the actual facts.
[ Actual Americans Analysis Based Duty Elected Facts Formulating Iraqi Leaders Nation Owe Policy Sound]
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- The progress in Iraq has not been without cost.
[ Been Cost Iraq Progress Without]
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- Iraq's search for weapons of mass destruction has proven impossible to deter and we should assume that it will continue for as long as Saddam is in power.
[ Assume Continue Destruction Deter Impossible Iraq Long Mass Power Proven Saddam Search Should Weapons Will]
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- The Iraq conflict, while not a cause of extremism, has become a cause for extremists.
[ Become Cause Conflict Extremism Extremists Iraq While]
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- Gen. Tommy Franks told me the war was being compromised as specialized personnel and equipment were being shifted from Afghanistan to prepare for the war in Iraq - a war more than a year away.
[ Afghanistan Away Being Compromised Equipment Franks Gen Iraq More Personnel Prepare Shifted Specialized Than Told Tommy War Were Year]
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- I had earlier concluded that a war with Iraq would be a distraction from the successful and expeditious completion of our aims in Afghanistan. Now I had come to question whether the White House was telling the truth.
[ Afghanistan Aims Come Completion Concluded Distraction Earlier Had House Iraq Now Our Question Successful Telling Truth War Whether White Would]
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- I voted no on the resolution to give the president authority to go to war against Iraq. I was able to apply caveat emptor. Most of my colleagues could not.
[ Able Against Apply Authority Colleagues Could Give Go Iraq Most President Resolution Voted War]
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- In my judgment, the greatest risks are international terrorist groups like al Qaeda and Hezbollah. The war in Iraq has taken our attention off those priorities.
[ Al Attention Greatest Groups Hezbollah International Iraq Judgment Off Our Priorities Qaeda Risks Taken Terrorist Those War]
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- This president has been reluctant to hold anybody accountable. No one was held accountable after September the 11th. Nobody's been held accountable after the clear flaws in intelligence leading up to the war in Iraq.
[ Accountable After Anybody Been Clear Flaws Held Hold Intelligence Iraq Leading Nobody President Reluctant September Up War]
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- We ought to recognize that we have an offensive responsibility to take the war to the terrorists where they are. That responsibility has waned in the last year as military and intelligence resources were withdrawn from Afghanistan and Pakistan to be used in Iraq.
[ Afghanistan Intelligence Iraq Last Military Offensive Ought Pakistan Recognize Resources Responsibility Take Terrorists Used War Were Where Withdrawn Year]
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- I dare say there may be some men and women in the Armed Forces who are so decent that they would say: Give the Iraqi people money, we do not want to be paid back. That is the strength of our country.
[ Armed Back Country Dare Decent Forces Give Iraqi May Men Money Our Paid Say Some Strength Want Women Would]
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- Having removed the dictator, the allies have moved to put Iraqis in control of Iraq. Now, as they draft and ratify their Constitution, we will indeed see the character of a new Iraqi nation revealed through the principles it chooses to uphold.
[ Allies Character Chooses Constitution Control Dictator Draft Having Indeed Iraq Iraqi Iraqis Moved Nation New Now Principles Put Ratify Removed Revealed See Their Through Uphold Will]
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- As the criminal, sinful war in Iraq enters its third year, the president goes to Europe to heal the wounds between the United States and its former allies, on his own terms of course.
[ Allies Between Course Criminal Enters Europe Former Goes Heal His Iraq Own President Sinful States Terms Third United War Wounds Year]
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- We invaded Iraq to change a totalitarian, despotic regime, and we have been successful there.
[ Been Change Despotic Invaded Iraq Regime Successful Totalitarian]
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- Surely no issue unites us more than our appreciation for our military personnel who are bringing aid to devastated countries, defending us against terrorism, and fighting to make a free election possible in Iraq.
[ Against Aid Appreciation Bringing Countries Defending Devastated Election Fighting Free Iraq Issue Make Military More Our Personnel Possible Surely Terrorism Than Unites Us]
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- Bringing the troops home is necessary not just for the future of Iraq, but also for the people of the United States. We must stop the hemorrhaging of tax dollars that could go to meet our Nation's vital domestic needs.
[ Also Bringing Could Dollars Domestic Future Go Hemorrhaging Home Iraq Just Meet Must Nation Necessary Needs Our States Stop Tax Troops United Vital]
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- No one in this body wants to see terrorism and the rule of force prevail in Iraq. Some on the other side say otherwise, but I believe they know better.
[ Believe Better Body Force Iraq Know Other Otherwise Prevail Rule Say See Side Some Terrorism Wants]
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- The American people have decided that it was a mistake to choose to go to war in Iraq.
[ American Choose Decided Go Iraq Mistake War]
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- This war of choice in Iraq is undermining the very fabric of American society.
[ American Choice Fabric Iraq Society Undermining Very War]
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- While this debate today is a belated effort to inform the American people, it is nevertheless an empty gesture. It is time to admit our mistake in Iraq and begin to bring our troops home with honor.
[ Admit American Begin Belated Bring Debate Effort Empty Gesture Home Honor Inform Iraq Mistake Nevertheless Our Time Today Troops While]
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- Of course, it's imperative that we stabilize Iraq and quickly reduce our armed role there.
[ Armed Course Imperative Iraq Our Quickly Reduce Role Stabilize]
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- Syria is a terrorist state by any definition and is so classified by the State Department. I happen to think Iran is too. Iraq, Iran, Syria, they're all involved.
[ Any Classified Definition Department Happen Involved Iran Iraq State Syria Terrorist Think Too]
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- The fact is, beneath the hype, Iraqis will soon appreciate American help and idealism far more than French perfidy. It is never wrong to be on the side of freedom - never.
[ American Appreciate Beneath Fact Far Freedom French Help Hype Idealism Iraqis More Never Side Soon Than Will Wrong]
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- The Committee's review of a series of intelligence shortcomings, to include intelligence prior to 9/11 and the pre-war intelligence on Iraq, clearly reveal how vital a diverse intelligence workforce is to our national security.
[ Clearly Committee Diverse How Include Intelligence Iraq National Our Prior Reveal Review Security Series Shortcomings Vital Workforce]
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- We've killed a million Iraqis since the start of the Gulf war - mostly by blocking humanitarian aid.
[ Aid Blocking Gulf Humanitarian Iraqis Killed Million Mostly Since Start War]
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- When Bush first got elected, the very first time there was talk of going to war with Iraq, the mainstream media gave his position total credibility. I didn't get it then, and I don't get it now.
[ Bush Credibility Elected First Gave Get Going Got His Iraq Mainstream Media Now Position Talk Then Time Total Very War]
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- If today is anything like the typical day of the past 3 years, three American soldiers will die in Iraq or Afghanistan, the Taliban will get a little stronger in Afghanistan and the civil war will continue to be enhanced in Iraq.
[ Afghanistan American Anything Civil Continue Day Die Enhanced Get Iraq Little Past Soldiers Stronger Taliban Three Today Typical War Will Years]
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- I am confident that in the end freedom and democracy will prevail over terror and tyranny. We will win this war on terror - and when we do Americans, the British, Iraqis, and people around the world will be more secure.
[ Am Americans Around British Confident Democracy End Freedom Iraqis More Over Prevail Secure Terror Tyranny War Will Win World]
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- Leaving Iraq without military assistance during its transition, and before it is stable enough to ensure its own citizens' security, would pose a tremendous risk. We must complete our mission.
[ Assistance Before Citizens Complete During Enough Ensure Iraq Leaving Military Mission Must Our Own Pose Risk Security Stable Transition Tremendous Without Would]
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- The road ahead is not easy. Iraq is currently the center of the war on terror.
[ Ahead Center Currently Easy Iraq Road Terror War]
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- I have been to Iraq on a number of occasions. I was with the first group that went in.
[ Been First Group Iraq Number Occasions Went]
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- What our men and women in uniform are doing is providing for the Iraqi people and other surrounding nations the opportunity to see, to taste and to experience the democracy that equals freedom and ultimately justice.
[ Democracy Doing Equals Experience Freedom Iraqi Justice Men Nations Opportunity Other Our Providing See Surrounding Taste Ultimately Uniform Women]
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- As we get closer to the end of this Congress, we should be addressing the urgent needs of the American people - the war in Iraq, affordable health care, a sensible energy policy, quality education for our children, retirement security, and a sound and fair fiscal policy.
[ Addressing Affordable American Care Children Closer Congress Education End Energy Fair Fiscal Get Health Iraq Needs Our Policy Quality Retirement Security Sensible Should Sound Urgent War]
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- Instead, we did take our eye off the ball. We decided, instead of finishing the job in Afghanistan, to go into Iraq. And today, unfortunately, if you look at the situation on the ground, it is a mess.
[ Afghanistan Ball Decided Did Eye Finishing Go Ground Instead Into Iraq Job Look Mess Off Our Situation Take Today Unfortunately]
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- It was stunning actually, because what you would hope for from our national leaders is some reflection, some understanding that the situation that we encountered in Iraq was not what we expected, that it was not what he said it would be.
[ Actually Because Encountered Expected Hope Iraq Leaders National Our Reflection Said Situation Some Stunning Understanding Would]
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- In the case of Iraq, notwithstanding the violence there at the moment, the very fact that a hideous regime - responsible for genocide, for the use of chemical and biological weapons, aggression against two neighbors - has been removed in itself is a positive development.
[ Against Aggression Been Biological Case Chemical Development Fact Genocide Hideous Iraq Itself Moment Neighbors Notwithstanding Positive Regime Removed Responsible Two Use Very Violence Weapons]
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- I think the American people have been surprised by the enthusiasm with which the Iraqis have taken to elections and politics.
[ American Been Elections Enthusiasm Iraqis Politics Surprised Taken Think Which]
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- Our nation must manage significant national security challenges over the next several years. We are already facing a potential conflict with Iraq, new challenges on the Korean peninsula, and key decisions in the president's plans to transform the military.
[ Already Challenges Conflict Decisions Facing Iraq Key Korean Manage Military Must Nation National New Next Our Over Peninsula Plans Potential President Security Several Significant Transform Years]
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- A genuinely democratic Iraq might well act as a fresh spur.
[ Act Democratic Fresh Genuinely Iraq Might Spur Well]
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- It was essentially for self defence that we went to war in Afghanistan and would go to war in Iraq.
[ Afghanistan Defence Essentially Go Iraq Self War Went Would]
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- No military timetable should compel war when a successful outcome, namely a disarmed Iraq may be feasible without war, for example by allowing more time to the UN inspectors.
[ Allowing Compel Disarmed Example Feasible Inspectors Iraq May Military More Namely Outcome Should Successful Time Timetable Un War Without]
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- We, Britain and Germany, can neither of us be happy about our handling of the Iraq war.
[ Britain Germany Handling Happy Iraq Neither Our Us War]
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- I am not going to answer to this so-called court, out of respect for the truth and the will of the Iraqi people. I've said what I've said, and I'm not guilty.
[ Am Answer Court Going Guilty Iraqi Out Respect Said So-Called Truth Will]
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- I said I'm the president of Iraq... I did not say deposed.
[ Deposed Did Iraq President Said Say]
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- If you are Iraqi, you know who I am... and you know that I do not tire. I am the president of Iraq and I refuse to answer these questions because this court is illegitimate.
[ Am Answer Because Court Illegitimate Iraq Iraqi Know President Questions Refuse These Tire]
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- Remember the valiant Iraqi peasant and how he shot down an American Apache with an old weapon.
[ American Apache Down How Iraqi Old Peasant Remember Shot Valiant Weapon]
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- We are ready to sacrifice our souls, our children and our families so as not to give up Iraq. We say this so no one will think that America is capable of breaking the will of the Iraqis with its weapons.
[ America Breaking Capable Children Families Give Iraq Iraqis Our Ready Sacrifice Say Souls Think Up Weapons Will]
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- You know me... If you are Iraqi, you know me.
[ Iraqi Know]
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- I was hit many times in various parts of the body, including my right leg, and thank God I am recovering. I was also severely wounded in my left leg. Iraqi and French doctors will conduct an operation shortly and, God willing, I will recover.
[ Also Am Body Conduct Doctors French God Hit Including Iraqi Left Leg Many Operation Parts Recover Recovering Right Severely Shortly Thank Times Various Will Willing Wounded]
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- The true credit for our safety and security goes to our men and women who are serving in places like Iraq and Afghanistan in the global war on terrorism.
[ Afghanistan Credit Global Goes Iraq Men Our Places Safety Security Serving Terrorism True War Women]
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- We can be proud of our record as an international beacon of liberty. From fostering democracies in Eastern Europe to the stabilization of Iraq and Afghanistan, we have been true to that calling and helped spread freedom to oppressed peoples everywhere.
[ Afghanistan Beacon Been Calling Democracies Eastern Europe Everywhere Fostering Freedom Helped International Iraq Liberty Oppressed Our Peoples Proud Record Spread Stabilization True]
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- We in Congress need to support the American forces in every conceivable way, giving them the tools to continue to convert, capture or kill terrorists and the time to equip the Iraqi security forces.
[ American Capture Conceivable Congress Continue Convert Equip Every Forces Giving Iraqi Kill Need Security Support Terrorists Them Time Tools Way]
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- As we continue to make great progress in the war on terror, now more than ever, it is important that members of the international community stand-by and bolster the efforts of the emerging diplomatic leaders in Iraq and Afghanistan.
[ Afghanistan Bolster Community Continue Diplomatic Efforts Emerging Ever Great Important International Iraq Leaders Make Members More Now Progress Terror Than War]
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- Iraq is not about oil.
[ Iraq Oil]
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- The President's speech suggested to me that were we to follow his leadership, we will be in Iraq not for months, but for years. I also hope I am wrong on this.
[ Also Am Follow His Hope Iraq Leadership Months President Speech Suggested Were Will Wrong Years]
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- There is no excuse for this administration shielding information about Iraq and the fact that we have great difficulties there from the American people.
[ Administration American Difficulties Excuse Fact Great Information Iraq]
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- Things are difficult enough about Iraq without the Federal Government suppressing the truth about Iraq.
[ Difficult Enough Federal Government Iraq Suppressing Things Truth Without]
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- We need to get our sons and daughters home and their responsibility for the security of Iraq needs to be assumed by Iraqis who will stand up and toe the line for their countries.
[ Assumed Countries Daughters Get Home Iraq Iraqis Line Need Needs Our Responsibility Security Sons Stand Their Toe Up Will]
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- The people of Iraq are grateful for what the people of the United States of America and our armed forces and our coalition forces are giving them the opportunity to do.
[ America Armed Coalition Forces Giving Grateful Iraq Opportunity Our States Them United]
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- The birth of democracy in Iraq is one of the great positive changes of our era.
[ Birth Changes Democracy Era Great Iraq Our Positive]
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- Those people who want to express their religious beliefs on public property should enjoy the same rights that we provide to those protesting the war in Iraq.
[ Beliefs Enjoy Express Iraq Property Protesting Provide Public Religious Rights Same Should Their Those Want War]
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- Resolution 1441 does not give anyone the right to an automatic use of force. Russia believes that the Iraqi problem should be regulated by the Security Council, which carries the main responsibility for ensuring international security.
[ Anyone Automatic Believes Carries Council Does Ensuring Force Give International Iraqi Main Problem Regulated Resolution Responsibility Right Russia Security Should Use Which]
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- The resolution has made a real threat of war go away and opens the way for further work in the interests of a political- diplomatic settlement of the situation around Iraq.
[ Around Away Diplomatic Further Go Interests Iraq Made Opens Real Resolution Settlement Situation Threat War Way Work]
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- We believe the use of force against Iraq, especially with reference to previous resolutions of the UN Security Council, has no grounds, including legal grounds.
[ Against Believe Council Especially Force Grounds Including Iraq Legal Previous Reference Resolutions Security Un Use]
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- Both of our wars in Iraq were, on American television, largely bloodless.
[ American Bloodless Both Iraq Largely Our Television Wars Were]
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- You've gotten words about those American and Iraqi deaths and mutilations, but precious few images.
[ American Deaths Few Gotten Images Iraqi Precious Those Words]
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- George W. Bush and Tony Blair had to convince the world that Saddam Hussein represented an imminent threat. Tony Blair lied when he claimed that Iraq could launch a chemical or biological attack within 45 minutes.
[ Attack Biological Blair Bush Chemical Claimed Convince Could George Had Hussein Imminent Iraq Launch Lied Minutes Represented Saddam Threat Tony Within World]
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- Saddam Hussein has been brutal against his people, but when he was committing those crimes, the international community did not come to the rescue of the Iraqis.
[ Against Been Brutal Come Committing Community Crimes Did His Hussein International Iraqis Rescue Saddam Those]
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- The consequence of Mr. Bush's and Blair's historic lie that the reason for invading Iraq was weapons of mass destruction, is that everything is being doubted.
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- The Syrian regime is helping the insurgency in Iraq and allowing all kinds of militants to come in and out, and go to Iraq to attack random soldiers and innocent people.
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- We are all happy when U.S. soldiers are killed week in and week out. The killing of U.S. soldiers in Iraq is legitimate and obligatory.
[ Happy Iraq Killed Killing Legitimate Obligatory Out Soldiers Week]
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- At that time, about July 5, we had no Iraqi corrections officers working for us. It was a responsibility of the CPA, with contractors, to set up a training program.
[ Contractors Corrections Had Iraqi July Officers Program Responsibility Set Time Training Up Us Working]
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- In November, they transferred control of Abu Ghraib to the military intelligence command completely; it was, after all, the center for interrogations for Iraq.
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- Shortly after we arrived in Baghdad, we had another conversation with the ambassador. He said that he wanted us to give him the timeline, because we had 90 days to get these prisons operational and transfer responsibility back to the Iraqis.
[ After Ambassador Another Arrived Back Baghdad Because Conversation Days Get Give Had Him Iraqis Operational Prisons Responsibility Said Shortly These Timeline Transfer Us Wanted]
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- That policy was abandoned very quickly, and the military police were tagged with the responsibility of conducting training, which they did. We were not equipped or set up with personnel to recruit new Iraqi guards.
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- And like I say, I think we've got other cases other than Iraq. I do not think the problem of global proliferation of weapons technology of mass destruction is going to go away, and that's why I think it is an urgent issue.
[ Away Cases Destruction Global Go Going Got Iraq Issue Mass Other Problem Proliferation Say Technology Than Think Urgent Weapons Why]
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- As leader of the effort of the Iraqi Survey Group, I spent most of my days not out in the field leading inspections. It's typically what you do at that level. I was trying to motivate, direct, find strategies.
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- I would also point out that many governments that chose not to support this war - certainly, the French president, Jacques Chirac, as I recall in April of last year, referred to Iraq's possession of WMD.
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- I've seen looting around the world and thought I knew the best looters in the world. The Iraqis excel at that.
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- In my judgment, based on the work that has been done to this point of the Iraq Survey Group, and in fact, that I reported to you in October, Iraq was in clear violation of the terms of U.N.Resolution 1441.
[ Based Been Clear Done Fact Group Iraq Judgment October Point Reported Resolution Survey Terms Violation Work]
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- Sen. Edward Kennedy knows very directly. Senator Kennedy and I talked on several occasions prior to the war that my view was that the best evidence that I had seen was that Iraq indeed had weapons of mass destruction.
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- However one feels about the war in Iraq, realize that our troops deserve our support 100 percent.
[ Deserve Feels However Iraq Our Percent Realize Support Troops War]
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- It's now clear that from the very moment President Bush took office, Iraq was his highest priority as unfinished business from the first Bush Administration. His agenda was clear: find a rationale to get rid of Saddam.
[ Administration Agenda Bush Business Clear Find First Get Highest His Iraq Moment Now Office President Priority Rationale Rid Saddam Took Unfinished Very]
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- The United States armed forces and coalition troops deserve recognition and support for their work to remove Saddam Hussein from power, and ensure the safety and security of the American people, civilians abroad, and the people of Iraq.
[ Abroad American Armed Civilians Coalition Deserve Ensure Forces Hussein Iraq Power Recognition Remove Saddam Safety Security States Support Their Troops United Work]
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- Americans have been given goals to achieve in Iraq, but not the standards by which to measure progress. And the only assurance Americans have been given that we can reach those goals is to trust the President and his Administration at their word.
[ Achieve Administration Americans Assurance Been Given Goals His Iraq Measure Only President Progress Reach Standards Their Those Trust Which Word]
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- If you look beyond the short term violence and instability, you do see significant activities on the part of the Iraqi people that indicate they understand the commitment necessary to govern themselves. It's not clear how they will do it, but it never is.
[ Activities Beyond Clear Commitment Govern How Indicate Instability Iraqi Look Necessary Never Part See Short Significant Term Themselves Understand Violence Will]
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- It is important that the Iraqi people have confidence in the election results and that the voting process, including the process for vote counting, is free and fair.
[ Confidence Counting Election Fair Free Important Including Iraqi Process Results Vote Voting]
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- Success in Iraq will be a major setback for terrorists and a major asset for the security of this region. The struggle for Iraq is the struggle for the future of the world.
[ Asset Future Iraq Major Region Security Setback Struggle Success Terrorists Will World]
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- The national unity government will need to implement a program that brings all Iraqis together, builds a happy future for the people of Iraq, and gets Iraq to stand on its own feet.
[ Brings Builds Feet Future Gets Government Happy Implement Iraq Iraqis National Need Own Program Stand Together Unity Will]
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- The U.S. and Iraq will work together next year to shift Iraqi resources from unproductive subsidies to productive uses that enable Iraqis to earn livelihoods.
[ Earn Enable Iraq Iraqi Iraqis Livelihoods Next Productive Resources Shift Subsidies Together Unproductive Uses Will Work Year]
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- We are not going to abandon Iraq.
[ Abandon Going Iraq]
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- As fighting in Iraq intensifies, President Bush delivered his supplemental war budget to Congress. The money will cover 30 days of fighting, then we'll be sent one war every other month until we cancel our subscription.
[ Budget Bush Cancel Congress Cover Days Delivered Every Fighting His Intensifies Iraq Money Month Other Our President Sent Subscription Supplemental Then Until War Will]
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- President Bush spent last night calling world leaders to support the war with Iraq and it is sad when the most powerful man on earth is yelling, 'I know you're there, pick up, pick up.
[ Bush Calling Earth Iraq Know Last Leaders Man Most Night Pick Powerful President Sad Spent Support Up War World Yelling]
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- Unquestionably, the mission in Iraq has become more dangerous and difficult.
[ Become Dangerous Difficult Iraq Mission More Unquestionably]
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- We can all be proud of our men and women in the military who are following their orders, carrying out their missions and sacrificing so much to give the Iraqi people a chance for a more peaceful and prosperous future.
[ Carrying Chance Following Future Give Iraqi Men Military Missions More Much Orders Our Out Peaceful Prosperous Proud Sacrificing Their Women]
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- As far as Iraq, the important thing is that the Taliban is gone in Afghanistan, three-quarters of the al-Qaida leadership is either dead or in jail, and we now have Saudi Arabia working with us, Pakistan working with us.
[ Afghanistan Al-Qaida Arabia Dead Either Far Gone Important Iraq Jail Leadership Now Pakistan Saudi Taliban Thing Three-Quarters Us Working]
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- In the post-9/11 world you cannot give him the benefit of the doubt. As a result of our going into Iraq, not only is Saddam Hussein gone, but Qaddafi has given up his weapons of mass destruction and tremendous progress is being made in Iraq.
[ Being Benefit Cannot Destruction Doubt Give Given Going Gone Him His Hussein Into Iraq Made Mass Only Our Progress Qaddafi Result Saddam Tremendous Up Weapons World]
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- We went into Iraq because Saddam Hussein refused to account for his weapons of mass destruction, consistently violated UN resolutions and in a post-9/11 world no American president could afford to give Saddam Hussein the benefit of the doubt.
[ Account Afford American Because Benefit Consistently Could Destruction Doubt Give His Hussein Into Iraq Mass President Refused Resolutions Saddam Un Violated Weapons Went World]
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- Well, first, the situation in Afghanistan is much better than it was. But there is no comparison between Afghanistan and Iraq. Iraq has a bureaucracy, Iraq has wealth. Iraq has an educated class of people who are positioned to come in and take over.
[ Afghanistan Better Between Bureaucracy Class Come Comparison Educated First Iraq Much Over Positioned Situation Take Than Wealth Well]
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- The solution really has to lie within the Iraqi people.
[ Iraqi Lie Really Solution Within]
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- Secretary Rumsfeld used to represent parts of our district in the 1960s. I think that he and his team have done a masterful job in defeating Iraqi forces quickly and decisively.
[ Decisively Defeating District Done Forces His Iraqi Job Masterful Our Parts Quickly Represent Rumsfeld Secretary Team Think Used]
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- My level of cynicism about the reasons that took us to war against Iraq remain just as well-developed as they were before I went.
[ Against Before Cynicism Iraq Just Level Reasons Remain Took Us War Well-Developed Went Were]
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- There's been an increase in the number of Iraqis in training, but more Americans are dying and violence is increasing.
[ Americans Been Dying Increase Increasing Iraqis More Number Training Violence]
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- Doves oppose war on the grounds that the risks exceed the gains. War with Iraq could be very costly, possibly degenerating into urban warfare.
[ Costly Could Doves Exceed Gains Grounds Into Iraq Oppose Possibly Risks Urban Very War Warfare]
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- Iraq does not pose an imminent threat to the United States of any of its neighboring nations.
[ Any Does Imminent Iraq Nations Neighboring Pose States Threat United]
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- Democracy still has a real hope and chance in Iraq, and true freedom in this country would be the greatest testament to those who gave their lives for it.
[ Chance Country Democracy Freedom Gave Greatest Hope Iraq Lives Real Still Testament Their Those True Would]
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- A stable Iraq at peace with its neighbors will remain elusive until we improve both the security and the economic environment in Iraq.
[ Both Economic Elusive Environment Improve Iraq Neighbors Peace Remain Security Stable Until Will]
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- Insurgents have capitalized on popular resentment and anger towards the United States and the Iraqi government to build their own political, financial and military support, and the faith of Iraqi citizens in their new government has been severely undermined.
[ Anger Been Build Citizens Faith Financial Government Insurgents Iraqi Military New Own Political Popular Resentment Severely States Support Their Towards Undermined United]
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- And we need to maintain our foothold in the fight against terrorism and terrorist groups and respond to any degradation of Iraqi security or stability.
[ Against Any Degradation Fight Foothold Groups Iraqi Maintain Need Our Respond Security Stability Terrorism Terrorist]
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- The Iraqis have once again failed to meet a deadline for a final draft of the constitution.
[ Again Constitution Deadline Draft Failed Final Iraqis Meet Once]
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- Iraqis have held elections and have recently put together their government, all encouraging developments.
[ Developments Elections Encouraging Government Held Iraqis Put Recently Their Together]
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- Why do the President and Vice-President constantly change the subject when asked to explain why things are going so badly in Iraq? The answer is simple. They have been consistently wrong about Iraq, and the results speak for themselves.
[ Answer Asked Badly Been Change Consistently Constantly Explain Going Iraq President Results Simple Speak Subject Themselves Things Vice-President Why Wrong]
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- I think we should take Iraq and Iran and combine them into one country and call it Irate. All the pissed off people live in one place and get it over with.
[ Call Combine Country Get Into Iran Iraq Irate Live Off Over Place Should Take Them Think]
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- Calling a taxi in Texas is like calling a rabbi in Iraq.
[ Calling Iraq Rabbi Taxi Texas]
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- Like Afghanistan before it, Iraq is only one theater in a regional war. We were attacked by a network of terrorist organizations supported by several countries, of whom the most important were Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Saudi Arabia.
[ Afghanistan Arabia Attacked Before Countries Important Iran Iraq Most Network Only Organizations Regional Saudi Several Supported Syria Terrorist Theater War Were Whom]
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- The "Axis of Evil" was - and is - very real, as the tyrants of Iran, Iraq, and North Korea knew full well.
[ Axis Evil Full Iran Iraq Knew Korea North Real Tyrants Very Well]
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- The Bush administration said today there is a lot of support for us to attack Iraq. Exxon, Mobil, Texaco, Chevron, they're all lining up.
[ Administration Attack Bush Iraq Lining Lot Said Support Today Up Us]
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- The Pentagon still has not given a name to the Iraqi war. Somehow 'Operation Re-elect Bush' doesn't seem to be popular.
[ Bush Given Iraqi Name Operation Pentagon Popular Re-Elect Seem Somehow Still War]
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- I've been giving free money seminars for the troops at Walter Reed Hospital and one of the Iraqi War Vets realized that the military wouldn't pay for the dental work he needed.
[ Been Dental Free Giving Hospital Iraqi Military Money Needed Pay Realized Reed Seminars Troops Vets Walter War Work]
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- A lot of folks are still demanding more evidence before they actually consider Iraq a threat. For example, France wants more evidence. And you know I'm thinking, the last time France wanted more evidence they rolled right through Paris with the German flag.
[ Actually Before Consider Demanding Evidence Example Flag Folks France German Iraq Know Last Lot More Paris Right Rolled Still Thinking Threat Through Time Wanted Wants]
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- Experts say that Iraq may have nuclear weapons. That's bad news - they may have a nuclear bomb. Now the good news is that they have to drop it with a camel.
[ Bad Bomb Camel Drop Experts Good Iraq May News Now Nuclear Say Weapons]
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- Iraq's elite Republican Guard is doing so badly they're changing their name to the Democratic Guard.
[ Badly Changing Democratic Doing Elite Guard Iraq Name Republican Their]
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- We have defeated Saddam Hussein and Iraq. The good news is Iraq is ours, and the bad news is Iraq is ours.
[ Bad Defeated Good Hussein Iraq News Ours Saddam]
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- Dr. Rice's record on Iraq gives me great concern. In her public statements she clearly overstated and exaggerated the intelligence concerning Iraq before the war in order to support the President's decision to initiate military action against Iraq.
[ Action Against Before Clearly Concern Concerning Decision Dr Exaggerated Gives Great Her Initiate Intelligence Iraq Military Order Overstated President Public Record Rice She Statements Support War]
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- If we have a chance of succeeding and bringing stability and democracy to Iraq, it will mean learning from our mistakes, not denying them and not ignoring them.
[ Bringing Chance Democracy Denying Ignoring Iraq Learning Mean Mistakes Our Stability Succeeding Them Will]
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- The intelligence failures with respect to Iraq were massive and have damaged our credibility around the world.
[ Around Credibility Damaged Failures Intelligence Iraq Massive Our Respect Were World]
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- The liberation of Iraq is a crucial advance in the campaign against terror.
[ Advance Against Campaign Crucial Iraq Liberation Terror]
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- The terrorist attacks of September 11th and the courageous actions of our armed forces in Afghanistan and Iraq remind us that friends of tyranny and enemies of freedom still exist.
[ Actions Afghanistan Armed Attacks Courageous Enemies Exist Forces Freedom Friends Iraq Our Remind September Still Terrorist Tyranny Us]
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- Our safety at home and the cause of freedom abroad is largely contingent upon our success in Iraq.
[ Abroad Cause Contingent Freedom Home Iraq Largely Our Safety Success Upon]
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- We have reached an important milestone and achieved a new momentum in reaching a goal all Americans should embrace - building a secure, peaceful, democratic Iraq that is no longer a threat to the United States or the international community.
[ Achieved Americans Building Community Democratic Embrace Goal Important International Iraq Longer Milestone Momentum New Peaceful Reached Reaching Secure Should States Threat United]
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- In fact, things are moving along rather well in Iraq. Nothing is perfect, of course, and freedom is messy work. The cooperation of the three major interests in Iraq has been remarkable.
[ Along Been Cooperation Course Fact Freedom Interests Iraq Major Messy Moving Nothing Perfect Rather Remarkable Things Three Well Work]
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- In just three years, Iraq has achieved immense progress. It has had three successful elections in which 80% of their citizens voted, even while being threatened with death.
[ Achieved Being Citizens Death Elections Even Had Immense Iraq Just Progress Successful Their Threatened Three Voted Which While Years]
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- Let us also reflect on the honorable service of our men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces currently serving our country overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan, and around the world.
[ Afghanistan Also Armed Around Country Currently Forces Honorable Iraq Men Our Overseas Reflect Service Serving Us Women World]
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- The U.S. Forces are winning in Iraq. It is to be hoped that they will win at home also.
[ Also Forces Home Hoped Iraq Will Win Winning]
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- In a case like Iraq the UN has again shown what important role it plays as the guarantor for protecting international peace and stability in the global political structure.
[ Again Case Global Guarantor Important International Iraq Peace Plays Political Protecting Role Shown Stability Structure Un]
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- We need the UN, to deal with the threats to our common security from nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, not only in the case of Iraq. They must be tackled by the international community together, by strengthening conventions, treaties and agreements.
[ Agreements Biological Case Chemical Common Community Conventions Deal International Iraq Must Need Nuclear Only Our Security Strengthening Tackled Threats Together Treaties Un Weapons]
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- The Administration has made critical mistakes and errors in judgment leading up to the war in Iraq. The President refuses to acknowledge these mistakes, and thus, no corrective action has been taken to prevent these problems from happening again.
[ Acknowledge Action Administration Again Been Corrective Critical Errors Happening Iraq Judgment Leading Made Mistakes President Prevent Problems Refuses Taken These Thus Up War]
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- While it may take generations of nurturing, nations founded on and grounded in freedom will eventually overcome and prosper. Once free, folks rarely accept anything less, and that includes Iraqis.
[ Accept Anything Eventually Folks Founded Free Freedom Generations Grounded Includes Iraqis Less May Nations Nurturing Once Overcome Prosper Rarely Take While Will]
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- The Bush administration also was not straightforward about the intelligence it had, releasing tenuous information that fit its goal of attacking Iraq. I feel deceived.
[ Administration Also Attacking Bush Deceived Feel Fit Goal Had Information Intelligence Iraq Releasing Straightforward Tenuous]
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- It's very unlikely that we're going to send more troops to Iraq. We are going to have to train the Iraqis faster and harder.
[ Faster Going Harder Iraq Iraqis More Send Train Troops Unlikely Very]
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- The time frame is very small to disarm the militia, to bring about a security situation in which the governing council, the 24 Iraqis or however many others they appoint, can govern the country.
[ Appoint Bring Council Country Disarm Frame Govern Governing However Iraqis Many Militia Others Security Situation Small Time Very Which]
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- If the United States leads a multinational force into Iraq without United Nations backing, Canada should fight beside its neighbour. We've gone from being a middle power to a muddle power on this one.
[ Backing Being Beside Canada Fight Force Gone Into Iraq Leads Middle Muddle Multinational Nations Neighbour Power Should States United Without]
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- Iraq now says that it will, after all, destroy its missiles. President Bush said, 'Please, I used to pull the same trick. There'd be an intervention, I'd make a big show of pouring out the liquor and then there was a case under the floorboards.'
[ After Big Bush Case Destroy Intervention Iraq Liquor Make Missiles Now Out Please Pouring President Pull Said Same Says Show Then Trick Under Used Will]
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- Last year I traveled to the Middle East to visit with troops in Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
[ Afghanistan East Iraq Kuwait Last Middle Traveled Troops Visit Year]
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- The photographs of Iraqi prisoners being subjected to degrading and humiliating treatment by their captors, and the reports of acts of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and other acts of maltreatment shock the conscience.
[ Abuse Acts Being Captors Conscience Degrading Humiliating Iraqi Other Photographs Physical Prisoners Reports Sexual Shock Subjected Their Treatment]
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- I really think Canada should get over to Iraq as quickly as possible.
[ Canada Get Iraq Over Possible Quickly Really Should Think]
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- And then there's Israel - a lot of people support Israel, and it's important to Israel to take out Iraq. So it's all mixed together. It's a combination of motives.
[ Combination Important Iraq Israel Lot Mixed Motives Out Support Take Then Together]
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- We've got to recognize that when we march into Iraq, we're setting up the card tables in front of every university in the Arab world, the Islamic world, to recruit for al-Qaida.
[ Al-Qaida Arab Card Every Front Got Into Iraq Islamic March Recognize Recruit Setting Tables University Up World]
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- Well, the right-wing policy with regard to Israel - the people who don't want to deal with Arafat, who don't want a Palestinian state - the whole sort of right-wing view is consistent with the view toward Iraq. It's the same policy and the same people.
[ Arafat Consistent Deal Iraq Israel Palestinian Policy Regard Right-Wing Same Sort State Toward View Want Well Whole]
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- Our armed forces will fight for peace in Iraq, a peace built on more secure foundations than are found today in the Middle East. Even more important, they will fight for two human conditions of even greater value than peace: liberty and justice.
[ Armed Built Conditions East Even Fight Forces Found Foundations Greater Human Important Iraq Justice Liberty Middle More Our Peace Secure Than Today Two Value Will]
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- We must win in Iraq. If we withdraw, there will be chaos; there will be genocide; and they will follow us home.
[ Chaos Follow Genocide Home Iraq Must Us Will Win Withdraw]
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- A free and prosperous Iraq will be a major blow to the terrorists and their desire to establish a safe haven in Iraq where they can plan and plot attacks.
[ Attacks Blow Desire Establish Free Haven Iraq Major Plan Plot Prosperous Safe Terrorists Their Where Will]
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- In survey after survey, the Iraqi people say, 'We want to choose our leaders.'
[ After Choose Iraqi Leaders Our Say Survey Want]
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- The new troops in Iraq need to be Iraqi troops.
[ Iraq Iraqi Need New Troops]
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- Last month, the Iraqi people went to the polls, voting in their first free election in more than 50 years.
[ Election First Free Iraqi Last Month More Polls Than Their Voting Went Years]
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- The men and women of our armed forces played an instrumental role in the election process - securing polling sites and providing security - that allowed so many Iraqis the opportunity to vote freely for the first time ever.
[ Allowed Armed Election Ever First Forces Freely Instrumental Iraqis Many Men Opportunity Our Played Polling Process Providing Role Securing Security Sites Time Vote Women]
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- This election is a critical step in that overall plan - transforming the Iraqi government into a fully constitutional one, able to secure its own borders and ensure the safety of its citizens.
[ Able Borders Citizens Constitutional Critical Election Ensure Fully Government Into Iraqi Overall Own Plan Safety Secure Step Transforming]
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- We are particularly interested in the mental health programs and policies that support our troops and their families before, during, and after deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan.
[ Afghanistan After Before Deployment During Families Health Interested Iraq Mental Our Particularly Policies Programs Support Their Troops]
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- Bombing the Murrah Federal Building was morally and strategically equivalent to the U.S. hitting a government building in Serbia, Iraq, or other nations.
[ Bombing Building Equivalent Federal Government Hitting Iraq Morally Nations Other Serbia Strategically]
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- For three years now, our brave men and women in uniform have done everything their country has asked of them, yet President Bush still does not have a plan to win the peace in Iraq and bring our troops home.
[ Asked Brave Bring Bush Country Does Done Everything Home Iraq Men Now Our Peace Plan President Still Their Them Three Troops Uniform Win Women Years Yet]
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- Forty-five percent of Iraqi citizens think it is morally okay to attack American troops.
[ American Attack Citizens Forty-Five Iraqi Morally Okay Percent Think Troops]
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- Our own State Department polls say that 80 percent of Iraqis view the United States as an unpopular occupier.
[ Department Iraqis Occupier Our Own Percent Polls Say State States United Unpopular View]
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- Regrettably, it has become clear that torture of detainees in United States custody is not limited to Abu Ghraib or even Iraq. Since Abu Ghraib, there have been increasing reports of torture.
[ Abu Become Been Clear Custody Detainees Even Ghraib Increasing Iraq Limited Reports Since States Torture United]
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- The poorest residents of the gulf coast were most affected by the devastating hurricanes, and the poorest Americans have shouldered a disproportionate share of the burden in Iraq.
[ Affected Americans Burden Coast Devastating Disproportionate Gulf Hurricanes Iraq Most Poorest Residents Share Were]
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- The reality is that we have missed a lot of opportunities in Iraq because of a failed policy.
[ Because Failed Iraq Lot Missed Opportunities Policy Reality]
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- Well, Mr. Speaker, if so many of these Iraqis are ready to come up and to provide the security, the police work in the country, then surely there should be no problem with putting American forces into the background instead of having them up front.
[ American Background Come Country Forces Front Having Instead Into Iraqis Many Mr Police Problem Provide Putting Ready Security Should Speaker Surely Them Then These Up Well Work]
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- Americans simply ask for, not just Democrats in the House but also the Senate has asked the President for a clear plan as it relates to dealing with the issue of Iraq and our troops and making sure that we can bring families together in the very near future.
[ Also Americans Ask Asked Bring Clear Dealing Democrats Families Future House Iraq Issue Just Making Near Our Plan President Relates Senate Simply Sure Together Troops Very]
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- I consider that 9/11 was the day when war was started against my own work and against myself. Even though we are not sure of the links, Iraq was one of the countries that did not lower its flags in mourning on 9/11.
[ Against Consider Countries Day Did Even Flags Iraq Links Lower Mourning Myself Own Started Sure Though War Work]
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- America must continue diplomacy, even as we continue the war, to expand the coalition of the willing to share the burden of war and to share the responsibility and the economic cost of rebuilding Iraq.
[ America Burden Coalition Continue Cost Diplomacy Economic Even Expand Iraq Must Rebuilding Responsibility Share War Willing]
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- The only way the French are going in is if we tell them we found truffles in Iraq.
[ Found French Going Iraq Only Tell Them Truffles Way]
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- The Iraqis who have risen up against the occupation are not 'insurgents' or 'terrorists' or 'The Enemy.' They are the revolution, the Minutemen, and their numbers will grow - and they will win.
[ Against Enemy Grow Insurgents Iraqis Numbers Occupation Revolution Risen Terrorists Their Up Will Win]
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- The motivation for war is simple. The U.S. government started the war with Iraq in order to make it easy for U.S. corporations to do business in other countries. They intend to use cheap labor in those countries, which will make Americans rich.
[ Americans Business Cheap Corporations Countries Easy Government Intend Iraq Labor Make Motivation Order Other Rich Simple Started Those Use War Which Will]
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- No candidate can win a presidential race advocating gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq.
[ Action Advocating Candidate Gay Iraq Marriage Military Opposing Presidential Race Win]
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- The Iraq War marked the beginning of the end of network news coverage. Viewers saw the juxtaposition of the embedded correspondents reporting the war as it was actually unfolding and the jaundiced, biased, negative coverage of these same events in the network newsrooms.
[ Actually Beginning Biased Correspondents Coverage Embedded End Events Iraq Juxtaposition Marked Negative Network News Reporting Same Saw These Unfolding Viewers War]
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- We need to stop spending money on death, the war in Iraq and on enhancing the lives of the people in our own country.
[ Country Death Enhancing Iraq Lives Money Need Our Own Spending Stop War]
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- According to Richard Clarke, the former White House counterterrorism chief, Bush was so obsessed with Iraq that he failed to take action against Osama Bin Laden despite repeated warnings from his intelligence experts.
[ According Action Against Bin Bush Chief Clarke Counterterrorism Despite Experts Failed Former His House Intelligence Iraq Laden Obsessed Osama Repeated Richard Take Warnings White]
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- The president is being denounced for not taking the kind of pre-emptive action in Afghanistan that he has been so passionately denounced for taking in Iraq. Damned if he does and damned if he doesn't.
[ Action Afghanistan Been Being Damned Denounced Does Iraq Kind Passionately Pre-Emptive President Taking]
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- Any solution for the Iraqi problem cannot be reached without Arabs and Arab participation.
[ Any Arab Arabs Cannot Iraqi Participation Problem Reached Solution Without]
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- Al Zarqawi had a long history of terrorism. He was responsible for several bombings and beheadings in Iraq, including Pennsylvania native Nicholas Berg.
[ Al Berg Bombings Had History Including Iraq Long Native Nicholas Pennsylvania Responsible Several Terrorism Zarqawi]
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- As we continue to fight the war on terror, we express our gratitude to our troops whose valor over the last three years provided freedom to the Iraqis, while protecting our liberty here at home.
[ Continue Express Fight Freedom Gratitude Here Home Iraqis Last Liberty Our Over Protecting Provided Terror Three Troops Valor War While Whose Years]
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- In the span of three years, the Iraqi people participated in three elections, drafted a constitution, and elected a new government. While more work remains, this is remarkable progress.
[ Constitution Drafted Elected Elections Government Iraqi More New Participated Progress Remains Remarkable Span Three While Work Years]
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- The face of terrorism in Iraq is dead. Abu Musab al Zarqawi brutalized, tortured, and killed thousands of innocent people, forcing Iraqis to live in fear. The Iraqi people finally had enough, and gave up his whereabouts to the Iraqi security forces.
[ Abu Al Brutalized Dead Enough Face Fear Finally Forces Forcing Gave Had His Innocent Iraq Iraqi Iraqis Killed Live Security Terrorism Thousands Tortured Up Whereabouts Zarqawi]
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- The Iraqi people are living better lives now than three year ago, no longer living in fear.
[ Ago Better Fear Iraqi Lives Living Longer Now Than Three Year]
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- We haven't been out in many of these countries helping them build infrastructure. How would they look at us today if we had been there helping them with some of that, rather than just being the people who are going to bomb in Iraq and go to Afghanistan?
[ Afghanistan Been Being Bomb Build Countries Go Going Had Haven Helping How Infrastructure Iraq Just Look Many Out Rather Some Than Them These Today Us Would]
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- There's a lot of peer pressure to not do positive stories out of Iraq... I think there's a sense that the administration got a pass during the hot days of war and now that the war is over it's time to even out the deck somewhat.
[ Administration Days Deck During Even Got Hot Iraq Lot Now Out Over Pass Peer Positive Pressure Sense Somewhat Stories Think Time War]
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- What is being talked about now is the probability of the Sharon government launching an attack against Lebanon to eliminate the resistance of Hezbollah by using the American war against Iraq. But, of course, in this case, we will certainly fight with all our strength.
[ Against American Attack Being Case Certainly Course Eliminate Fight Government Hezbollah Iraq Launching Lebanon Now Our Probability Resistance Sharon Strength Talked Using War Will]
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- A democratic and stable Iraq and Afghanistan are essential to our broader efforts to make no place safe for terrorists and to win the War on Terrorism.
[ Afghanistan Broader Democratic Efforts Essential Iraq Make Our Place Safe Stable Terrorism Terrorists War Win]
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- You would have thought that after 9/11 the president would have finished the job in Afghanistan, and kept the focus on capturing Bin Laden and his al-Qaeda deputies, but he and his team gave top priority to their original plan to invade Iraq.
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- It's what the Iraqi people are going through right now. They have encountered a victorious, hostile force-but, you know, there they still are. There their culture is, there their history is, they're not going anywhere.
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- But so far, you know who's been violating the nuclear nonproliferation pact day and night? Those who signed it. Iran, Iraq, Libya and Iran violates it while calling for Israel's destruction and racing to develop atomic weapons to that end.
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- Howard Dean is not the first politician to distort facts in his own interests. But many activists in the party he now leads are puzzled over what he thinks he is accomplishing politically. Is it good politics to contend that Iraq was better off under Saddam Hussein than even a flawed Islamic republic?
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- CBS news anchor Dan Rather has interviewed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. When asked what it was like to talk to a crazy man, Saddam said, 'It's not so bad.'
[ Anchor Asked Bad Cbs Crazy Dan Dictator Hussein Interviewed Iraqi Man News Rather Saddam Said Talk]
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- The Canadian government continues to say they will not help us if we go to war with Iraq. However, the prime minister of Canada said he'd like to help, but he's pretty sure that last time he checked, Canada had no army.
[ Army Canada Canadian Checked Continues Go Government Had Help However Iraq Last Minister Pretty Prime Said Say Sure Time Us War Will]
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- The U.S. army confirmed that it gave a lucrative fire fighting contract in Iraq to the firm once run by the Vice President Dick Cheney without any competitive bidding. When asked if this could be conceived as Cheney's friends profiting from the war, the spokesman said 'Yes.'
[ Any Army Asked Bidding Cheney Competitive Conceived Confirmed Contract Could Fighting Fire Firm Friends Gave Iraq Lucrative Once President Profiting Run Said Spokesman Vice War Without Yes]
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- As I've said, there were patriots who supported this war, and patriots who opposed it. And all of us are united in appreciation for our servicemen and women, and our hopes for Iraqis' future.
[ Appreciation Future Hopes Iraqis Opposed Our Patriots Said Servicemen Supported United Us War Were Women]
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- Of course, violence will not end with our combat mission. Extremists will continue to set off bombs, attack Iraqi civilians and try to spark sectarian strife. But ultimately, these terrorists will fail to achieve their goals.
[ Achieve Attack Bombs Civilians Combat Continue Course End Extremists Fail Goals Iraqi Mission Off Our Sectarian Set Spark Strife Terrorists Their These Try Ultimately Violence Will]
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- Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military.
[ Administration Afghanistan Defensive Iraq Lack Military Operations Our Pace Preparation Reduced Revealed Stability Terrorism Transformation War]
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- Our combat mission is ending, but our commitment to Iraq's future is not.
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- There are patriots who opposed the war in Iraq and there are patriots who supported the war in Iraq. We are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America.
[ Allegiance America Defending Iraq Opposed Patriots Stars States Stripes Supported United Us War]
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- We've persevered because of a belief we share with the Iraqi people - a belief that out of the ashes of war, a new beginning could be born in this cradle of civilization. Through this remarkable chapter in the history of the United States and Iraq, we have met our responsibility. Now, it's time to turn the page.
[ Ashes Because Beginning Belief Born Chapter Civilization Could Cradle History Iraq Iraqi Met New Now Our Out Page Remarkable Responsibility Share States Through Time Turn United War]
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- But I would make it unambiguously clear that we are going to withdraw, and if Iraq falls into civil war and if all these unhappy things occur, we're just going to have to accept them.
[ Accept Civil Clear Falls Going Into Iraq Just Make Occur Them These Things Unambiguously Unhappy War Withdraw Would]
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- In fact, it struck me when we invaded last year that if we did it without European and East Asian support, we were risking losing our alliance in Europe in exchange for Iraq, and that is a very undesirable exchange.
[ Alliance Asian Did East Europe European Exchange Fact Invaded Iraq Last Losing Our Risking Struck Support Undesirable Very Were Without Year]
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- In World War II in Germany, we had a ration for one U.S. soldier, or one allied soldier for every twenty inhabitants. The ratio in Iraq is about one for a hundred and sixty.
[ Allied Every Germany Had Hundred Ii Inhabitants Iraq Ratio Ration Sixty Soldier Twenty War World]
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- It was not in our interest to enter Iraq in the first place.
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- It was, however, in the interest of Osama bin Laden for us to destroy a secular Arab leader; it was very much in the interest of the Iranians because they wanted revenge against Saddam Hussein for Iraq's invasion in 1980.
[ Against Arab Because Bin Destroy However Hussein Interest Invasion Iranians Iraq Laden Leader Much Osama Revenge Saddam Secular Us Very Wanted]
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- Second, recent polls over there show that the majority of Iraqis want us to leave precipitously.
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- So the idea that you could put Kurds, Shiite Arabs, and Sunni Arabs in a nice, liberal, federal system in Iraq in a short amount of time, six months or a year, boggles the mind.
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- America has also forever lost the service of thousands of good soldiers who are now disabled as a result of battle wounds in Iraq. Many others will need mental and emotional rehabilitation before they can return to normal life.
[ Also America Battle Before Disabled Emotional Forever Good Iraq Life Lost Many Mental Need Normal Now Others Rehabilitation Result Return Service Soldiers Thousands Will Wounds]
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- Americans were told repeatedly by President Bush and Vice President Cheney that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction. None were ever found.
[ Americans Bush Cheney Destruction Ever Found Had Iraq Mass None President Repeatedly Told Vice Weapons Were]
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- Clearly, a stable, unified and democratic Iraq cannot be achieved militarily by the U.S.
[ Achieved Cannot Clearly Democratic Iraq Militarily Stable Unified]
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- In the remaining months, we should focus on achieving more robust international involvement in training of Iraqi soldiers, police officers, judges, teachers, and doctors - all key elements needed to end the sectarian and civil conflict and build Iraq's future.
[ Achieving Build Civil Conflict Doctors Elements End Focus Future International Involvement Iraq Iraqi Judges Key Months More Needed Officers Police Remaining Robust Sectarian Should Soldiers Teachers Training]
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- President Bush's war on Iraq is viewed broadly in Islamic communities as an attack on Islam, and thus the President has alienated a large part of one fifth of the world's population.
[ Alienated Attack Broadly Bush Communities Fifth Iraq Islam Islamic Large Part Population President Thus Viewed War World]
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- So a truthful assessment of how America is doing in the war on terror as a result of President Bush's war on Iraq is that we have been set back by decades.
[ America Assessment Back Been Bush Decades Doing How Iraq President Result Set Terror Truthful War]
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- The conduct of President Bush's war of choice has been plagued with incompetent civilian leadership decisions that have cost many lives and rendered the war on and occupation of Iraq a strategic policy disaster for the United States.
[ Been Bush Choice Civilian Conduct Cost Decisions Disaster Incompetent Iraq Leadership Lives Many Occupation Plagued Policy President Rendered States Strategic United War]
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- We need to make it clear that we will withdraw from Iraq within 6 to 9 months - so that the Iraqis will know that they must stand up and defend the opportunity given to them.
[ Clear Defend Given Iraq Iraqis Know Make Months Must Need Opportunity Stand Them Up Will Withdraw Within]
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- From the bitter cold winter at Valley Forge, to the mountains of Afghanistan and the deserts of Iraq, our soldiers have courageously answered when called, gone where ordered, and defended our nation with honor.
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- It matters not what your individual position is on either war we are currently prosecuting - in Iraq or Afghanistan - certainly we can all agree protesting at military funerals is a cruel and unnecessary hardship on our military families during their most difficult hour.
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- It will take years to bring Iraq the democracy it deserves.
[ Bring Democracy Deserves Iraq Take Will Years]
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- Surrender your forces and give yourselves and your troops the opportunity to be a part of Iraq's future and not a part of Iraq's past.
[ Forces Future Give Iraq Opportunity Part Past Surrender Troops Your Yourselves]
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- The bottom line is that after we defeat the armed forces of Iraq, that we will want to and need to provide stability throughout that country.
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- We prefer that the leaders of the Iraqi armed forces do the honorable thing; stop fighting for a regime that does not deserve your loyalty.
[ Armed Deserve Does Fighting Forces Honorable Iraqi Leaders Loyalty Prefer Regime Stop Thing Your]
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- I would love to go back and help rebuild that country and help - you know, kind of like what's going on with Iraq right now. You know, they've got a new government in place. They're trying to rebuild the country. I would love for that to happen in Cuba also.
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- In the years since 9/11, more terrorists have been created through this President's policies than were captured or killed. There weren't any terrorists in Iraq in 2003, but there are now.
[ Any Been Captured Created Iraq Killed More Now Policies President Since Terrorists Than Through Were Weren Years]
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- Although I voted against the initial resolution approving the war in Iraq, I have consistently voted to support our troops with much-needed armor and supplies.
[ Against Although Approving Armor Consistently Initial Iraq Our Resolution Supplies Support Troops Voted War]
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- While I do not hesitate to applaud certain aspects of the resolution honoring the sacrifices of our courageous soldiers who are risking their lives in Iraq, I cannot be supportive of capitalizing on these very sacrifices for political gain.
[ Applaud Aspects Cannot Certain Courageous Gain Hesitate Honoring Iraq Lives Our Political Resolution Risking Sacrifices Soldiers Supportive Their These Very While]
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- Cliches about supporting the troops are designed to distract from failed policies, policies promoted by powerful special interests that benefit from war, anything to steer the discussion away from the real reasons the war in Iraq will not end anytime soon.
[ Anything Anytime Away Benefit Cliches Designed Discussion Distract End Failed Interests Iraq Policies Powerful Promoted Real Reasons Soon Special Steer Supporting Troops War Will]
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- The president led us into the Iraq war on the basis of unproven assertions without evidence; he embraced a radical doctrine of pre-emptive war unprecedented in our history; and he failed to build a true international coalition.
[ Assertions Basis Build Coalition Doctrine Embraced Evidence Failed History International Into Iraq Led Our Pre-Emptive President Radical True Unprecedented Us War Without]
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- Let's win the peace and democracy the good people of Iraq so richly deserve after decades of tyranny.
[ After Decades Democracy Deserve Good Iraq Peace Richly Tyranny Win]
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- And in Iraq we tried to implement the same policy that was so successful in Saudi Arabia, but Saddam Hussein didn't buy. When the economic hit men fail in this scenario, the next step is what we call the jackals.
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- We've built the largest empire in the history of the world. It's been done over the last 50 years since World War II with very little military might, actually. It's only in rare instances like Iraq where the military comes in as a last resort.
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- There is no doubt that, with the exception of a very small number of people close to a vicious regime, the people of Iraq have been liberated and they understand that they've been liberated.
[ Been Close Doubt Exception Iraq Liberated Number Regime Small Understand Very Vicious]
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- The progress in Iraq is still fragile. And it could still be reversed. Iraq still faces innumerable challenges, and they will be evident during what will likely be a difficult process as the newly elected Council of Representatives selects the next prime minister, president, and speaker of the council.
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- Not all the Americans in Iraq are those who torture and murder, or course they're not, I don't know how many are doing it, I know it is systematic throughout the United States military I think that's been revealed.
[ Americans Been Course Doing How Iraq Know Many Military Murder Revealed States Systematic Think Those Throughout Torture United]
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- Iraq is just a symbol of the attitude of western democracies to the rest of the world.
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- We were reminded first-hand of the work that still needs to be done in Iraq on the security front when insurgents fired five rounds into the base while we were still meeting with the nurses.
[ Base Done Fired First-Hand Five Front Insurgents Into Iraq Meeting Needs Nurses Reminded Rounds Security Still Were While Work]
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- We got rid of a terrible dictator. We gave the Iraqi people an opportunity for a new life under a representative form of government.
[ Dictator Form Gave Got Government Iraqi Life New Opportunity Representative Rid Terrible Under]
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- Kids coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan deserve to come back to 21st century medical care.
[ Afghanistan Back Care Century Come Coming Deserve Iraq Kids Medical]
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- It's true that the question of Iraq divided Europe.
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- We would like UN resolutions to be enforced, including on Iraq.
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- I have no idea what the U.S. intends to do further there and what would be the reaction of the Iraqi people. I only know that the sole option is to leave Iraq to the Iraqi people.
[ Further Idea Intends Iraq Iraqi Know Leave Only Option Reaction Sole Would]
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- I think the elections have gone well, although there is so much insecurity in Iraq. So far during the counting of ballots, there has not been a significant complaint. We have to wait to see what the outcome of the counting is.
[ Although Ballots Been Complaint Counting During Elections Far Gone Insecurity Iraq Much Outcome See Significant Think Wait Well]
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- The problem is that the Iraqi people are facing atrocities from both sides - Zarqawi and also the American troops at times. The Zarqawi groups uses car bombs, the Americans use other bombs. You also know what they do in the prisons.
[ Also American Americans Atrocities Bombs Both Car Facing Groups Iraqi Know Other Prisons Problem Sides Times Troops Use Uses Zarqawi]
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- At least 23,000 civilians have also died in the Iraqi killing field and the U.S. is stuck in a quagmire.
[ Also Civilians Died Field Iraqi Killing Least Quagmire Stuck]
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- I am struck by how casually we as a nation react to the carnage in Iraq.
[ Am Carnage Casually How Iraq Nation React Struck]
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- The Iraq war took priority over domestic disaster prevention.
[ Disaster Domestic Iraq Over Prevention Priority Took War]
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- I mean, we've had all these awful pictures from the prison in Iraq and these sort of memos floating around about justifying torture, all this kind of stuff. And it makes you want to take a shower, you know?
[ Around Awful Floating Had Iraq Justifying Kind Know Makes Mean Memos Pictures Prison Shower Sort Stuff Take These Torture Want]
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- Having committed ourselves to Iraq, we must prevail, and to prevail, we must fund all of the requirements for our military. We must do it adequately and promptly, and the administration is doing neither.
[ Adequately Administration Committed Doing Fund Having Iraq Military Must Neither Our Ourselves Prevail Promptly Requirements]
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- If we don't have accurate information, if we are not able to tell difficult truth one to another, we will never be able to effectively design a policy for Iraq.
[ Able Accurate Another Design Difficult Effectively Information Iraq Never Policy Tell Truth Will]
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- We are today, in this country, convulsed by the situation in Iraq. It is an extraordinary crisis. It is taxing our men and women in uniform, and it is certainly taxing our resolve.
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- We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing our national leaders from having the flexibility to confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan, but crises around the globe.
[ Afghanistan Army Around Breaking Confront Crises Danger Flexibility Globe Having Iraq Just Leaders National Our Preventing]
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- I believe that everyone can appreciate the right of a family to grieve the loss of a loved one in peace, regardless of anyone's position on the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
[ Afghanistan Anyone Appreciate Believe Everyone Family Grieve Iraq Loss Loved Peace Position Regardless Right War]
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- Any time you have a situation in which you are calling for more time rather than calling for Iraq to immediately comply, it plays into the hands of Saddam Hussein.
[ Any Calling Comply Hands Hussein Immediately Into Iraq More Plays Rather Saddam Situation Than Time Which]
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- Our policies toward Iraq simply are to protect the region and to protect Iraq's people and neighbors.
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- We know that there are unaccounted-for Scud and other ballistic missiles in Iraq. And part of the problem is that, since 1998, there has been no way to even get minimal information about those programs except through intelligence means.
[ Ballistic Been Even Except Get Information Intelligence Iraq Know Means Minimal Missiles Other Part Problem Programs Since Those Through Way]
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- We needed to go back on the offense and offer clear leadership on Iraq.
[ Back Clear Go Iraq Leadership Needed Offense Offer]
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- The President, in talking about freedom and democracy, is sparking a wave of very positive democratic sentiment that might help us override both Islamic fundamentalism that has formed in that region, and also some of the hatred for our policies of invading Iraq.
[ Also Both Democracy Democratic Formed Freedom Fundamentalism Hatred Help Invading Iraq Islamic Might Our Override Policies Positive President Region Sentiment Some Talking Us Very Wave]
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- This is the year of Katrina and Iraq. How the war ends is more important than how it began. However you feel about the war, you have to be compassionate and loving towards our troops.
[ Began Compassionate Ends Feel How However Important Iraq Katrina Loving More Our Than Towards Troops War Year]
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- We need to continue our full support of the nascent Iraqi government by helping to rebuild their economic infrastructure and maintain security while training the Iraqi security forces.
[ Continue Economic Forces Full Government Helping Infrastructure Iraqi Maintain Nascent Need Our Rebuild Security Support Their Training While]
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- With our Reserve and Guard units playing increasingly important roles in the war on terror and in Iraq, it is unacceptable to make them jump through any unnecessary hurdles.
[ Any Guard Hurdles Important Increasingly Iraq Jump Make Our Playing Reserve Roles Terror Them Through Unacceptable Units Unnecessary War]
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- Allowing the U.N. into Iraq will demonstrate to the Iraqis that the international community as a whole is committed to bringing stability and safety to their country.
[ Allowing Bringing Committed Community Country Demonstrate International Into Iraq Iraqis Safety Stability Their Whole Will]
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- One year after the United States led the invasion of Iraq, the country remains extremely dangerous not only to our troops, but also to the stability of the world.
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- We have to bring stability to Iraq, otherwise we will be faced with a future dilemma of sending our loved ones into harms way to stop a civil war or the rise of a new tyrant born from the instability that we created.
[ Born Bring Civil Created Dilemma Faced Future Harms Instability Into Iraq Loved New Ones Otherwise Our Rise Sending Stability Stop Tyrant War Way Will]
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- We were told by the president that we had no alternative but to go into Iraq because of the threat that Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction posed, but to date, these weapons have not been found.
[ Alternative Because Been Date Destruction Found Go Had Hussein Into Iraq Mass Posed President Saddam These Threat Told Weapons Were]
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- Our military is doing everything it can to equip Iraq's forces so our troops can come home as soon as possible, but we cannot leave until the job is done.
[ Cannot Come Doing Done Equip Everything Forces Home Iraq Job Leave Military Our Possible Soon Troops Until]
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- American POWs from the last Iraq war, who were held prisoner and tortured by Iraq, are now being prevented by our government from suing the Iraqis who tortured them.
[ American Being Government Held Iraq Iraqis Last Now Our Pows Prevented Prisoner Suing Them Tortured War Were]
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- January 30th will be a historic day for the Middle East and the world. The Iraqi people will take the next step toward a free and democratic society as they place their votes for a transitional Iraqi government.
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- We can't have a failure in Iraq, but we also can't be there for the next 10 years because if we are, it's going to become, I think, a failure in and of itself.
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- The fact is that America's weapons systems have made it impossible for anybody to confront it militarily. So, all you have is your wits and your cunning, and your ability to fight in the way the Iraqis are fighting.
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- I can't tell you if the use of force in Iraq today will last five days, five weeks or five months, but it won't last any longer than that.
[ Any Days Five Force Iraq Last Longer Months Tell Than Today Use Weeks Will Won]
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- Looking at the high cost of occupation in Iraq and the needs we have in this country, would it not have been better to have smaller tax cuts in order to keep down the deficits.
[ Been Better Cost Country Cuts Deficits Down High Iraq Keep Looking Needs Occupation Order Smaller Tax Would]
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- Should we freeze or postpone prospective tax cuts and avoid any new tax cuts until we are sure we have the money to pay for the war on terrorism and the war in Iraq.
[ Any Avoid Cuts Freeze Iraq Money New Pay Postpone Prospective Should Sure Tax Terrorism Until War]
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- Of course, I'm drawn to a place like Iraq because It's the biggest story of our generation.
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- Iraq may get peace and stability through restoring it's sovereignty under participation of all Iraqi factions and sectarian groups, who must rebuild a new democratic, free and independent Iraq.
[ Democratic Factions Free Get Groups Independent Iraq Iraqi May Must New Participation Peace Rebuild Restoring Sectarian Sovereignty Stability Through Under]
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- Before our kids start coming home from Iraq in body bags and women and children start dying in Baghdad, I need to know, what did Iraq do to us?
[ Baghdad Bags Before Body Children Coming Did Dying Home Iraq Kids Know Need Our Start Us Women]
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- Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax, a sick hoax. The men and women who are fighting in Iraq, they are the true heroes.
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- The Iraqi military are able to deploy these weapons within 45 minutes of a decision to do so.
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- This was a report from a single source. It was an established and reliable line of reporting. It was quoted from a senior Iraqi military officer in a position to know this information.
[ Established Information Iraqi Know Line Military Officer Position Quoted Reliable Report Reporting Senior Single Source]
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- I would love to see the French spending money to restore Iraq.
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- And we've also had now the speaker of the Parliament in Iraq using blatantly anti-Semitic remarks, saying the Jews and sons of Jews are the problem of all the violence that's in Iraq.
[ Also Anti-Semitic Blatantly Had Iraq Jews Now Parliament Problem Remarks Saying Sons Speaker Using Violence]
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- Because the Bush Administration will set no timetable for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq, both chambers of Congress acted to make sure our troops will not be left in Iraq indefinitely.
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- Three years into the war, tens of thousands of American troops remain targets of a growing Iraqi insurgency.
[ American Growing Insurgency Into Iraqi Remain Targets Tens Thousands Three Troops War Years]
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- 'The war in Iraq - if Osama was a Christian - it's the Christmas present he never would have expected.
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- We are tangled in a very significant Islamic insurgency in Iraq.
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- The Iraq war was fought by one-half of one percent of us. And unless we were part of that small group or had a relative who was, we went about our lives as usual most of the time: no draft, no new taxes, no changes. Not so for the small group who fought the war and their families.
[ Changes Draft Families Fought Group Had Iraq Lives Most New One-Half Our Part Percent Relative Small Taxes Their Time Unless Us Usual War Went Were]
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- It is now conventional wisdom that Americans do not care why we went to war in Iraq, that it is enough that the world is better off without Saddam Hussein.
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- Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling, and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough and unbiased investigation.
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- The war in Iraq has been extremely divisive here at home, and has also divided the world community.
[ Also Been Community Divided Divisive Extremely Here Home Iraq War World]
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- And now when we hear that Iran and Iraq plan to cooperate more closely and that a fundamentalist is coming to power in Tehran - a man about whom we cannot be sure that he is absolutely averse to terrorism - it is very worrisome.
[ Absolutely Averse Cannot Closely Coming Cooperate Fundamentalist Hear Iran Iraq Man More Now Plan Power Sure Terrorism Very Whom Worrisome]
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- Nevertheless, I do know that we are part of a danger zone, we have military operations in Afghanistan and we're training the Iraqi police force. The terrorists also have us in their sights.
[ Afghanistan Also Danger Force Iraqi Know Military Nevertheless Operations Part Police Sights Terrorists Their Training Us Zone]
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- There is no question that Iraq is one of the main problems. You'd have to be blind not to see what a magnet and generating force it's become for terrorist groups.
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- No country in history ever sent mothers of toddlers off to fight enemy soldiers until the United States did this in the Iraq war.
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- This question about Iraq has gotten personal.
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- A devastating commentary on the war in Iraq is that we have been unable to spend money on infrastructure.
[ Been Commentary Devastating Infrastructure Iraq Money Spend Unable War]
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- Before and during the first phase of the war his administration repeatedly maligned the UN but now, that Iraq has turned into a quagmire, it is asking the UN for help.
[ Administration Asking Before During First Help His Into Iraq Maligned Now Phase Quagmire Repeatedly Turned Un War]
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- What is the first thing we did when we took control of Iraq? Protect the oil fields. Remember the administration quote about how the oil would pay for the war.
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- What was the reason for invading Iraq' Was it a humanitarian crusade or an economic one' I would be inclined to say the latter. It was the same with the Civil War, because the landed gentry's money was being stolen by the king.
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- But the central point is that any campaign against Iraq, whatever the strategy, cost and risks, is certain to divert us for some indefinite period from our war on terrorism.
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- If Iraq were to descend into chaos, the Europeans would feel the effects just as much as we would.
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- Many Sunnis, who are still stuck in the Saddam era mindset and believe Iraq belongs to them, are trying to prevent a new country from developing at all.
[ Believe Belongs Country Developing Era Iraq Many Mindset New Prevent Saddam Still Stuck Sunnis Them Trying]
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- Saddam's ouster will not necessarily lead to the same result, since Iraq lacks democratic traditions. Democracy doesn't just consist of holding elections.
[ Consist Democracy Democratic Elections Holding Iraq Just Lacks Lead Necessarily Result Saddam Same Since Traditions Will]
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- The Iraqi elections were an important first step.
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- The Iraqis need help establishing a government. We have to provide them with security.
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- The UN could help the Iraqi government get on its feet and help the United States withdraw a bit more.
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- To sum up, the position we took was that since we didn't know the internal situation in Iraq nor Saddam Hussein, that our best bet was to take counsel from the people who did know him and who did deal with him.
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- The men and women who serve this great nation, whether they are stationed in Iraq, Fort Riley, or the Korean Peninsula, or they serve us at home as our community first responders, serve because they believe in America.
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- When I decided to stay in Iraq, I decided to take the fear out of my body and put it into a freezer.
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- Iraq continues to be an immense disaster, and the President has no apparent plan for getting our troops out.
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- Iraq assumes responsibility for its own future... They have got to step up.
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- Iran, Libya and Syria are irresponsible states, which must be disarmed of weapons of mass destruction, and a successful American move in Iraq as a model will make that easier to achieve.
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- The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach "one language." No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America.
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- I would love to support Hillary for president if she would come out against the travesty in Iraq. But I don't think she can speak out against the occupation because she supports it.
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- The war in Iraq will end, our troops will come home, Bush will be impeached and he will be brought to justice.
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- Don't invade Iraq. Inspections work, war won't.
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- We cannot cut and run. If we are to ensure freedom and democracy, it is essential that we follow through on our obligation to bring about stability in Iraq.
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- Iraq is in a civil war. There is no road in that country that is safe.
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- Since the election, since the formation of a government, the death in Iraq has increased. The United States stands by, helpless to do anything about it. That's the reality, not George Bush's revisionist history!
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- Well, let's assume the world is linear. If we required a certain amount of troops per 25,000 population in the Balkans, if the world is not radically different, something of the same extent is going to be needed in Iraq.
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- But then Iraq happened after September 2001 and America claimed that Al Qaeda was there, and we all know that was a lie and we now know that our own Prime Minister deceived the country terribly.
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- I think the suffering, violence and cruelty and Guantanamo and the rest is going to go on and on in Iraq.
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- Obviously this is the world descending into worse and worse standards of targeting civilians both in state violence in Iraq, Gaza and so on and the terrorist retaliation.
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- Too often in the past, U.S. leaders have forced Israel to pay the price for American strategic interests in the Middle East - through concessions in the peace process as well as passivity in the face of Iraqi attacks.
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- Further, Japan is the second largest donor in Iraq after the United States, with over $5 billion dollars for humanitarian, infrastructure and reconstruction projects.
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- We all read news stories about the difficulties and tensions that the United States has with our allies and even with coalition partners in Iraq, but we rarely read about the good news.
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- I would just like to get him to think about these things; whether what's happening in Iraq is promoting the culture of life. The worry is that he is so certain that he know where he's going to lead the country.
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