Quotations that match 'iraqi'.

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. Jay Rockefeller
[ Allowing Bringing Committed Community Country Demonstrate International Into Iraq Iraqis Safety Stability Their Whole Will]
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. Peter DeFazio
[ Accelerate Bringing Commitment Could Country Deepen Defending Development Establishing Firm Forces Government Home Iraqi Our Own Security Similarly Their Timeline Troops]
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. Trent Lott
[ Accept Anything Eventually Folks Founded Free Freedom Generations Grounded Includes Iraqis Less May Nations Nurturing Once Overcome Prosper Rarely Take While Will]
What you could say, and what I do argue in the book, is that he doesn't have as much concern for the lives of Iraqis as he does for the lives of Americans, or even frozen American embryos. Peter Singer
[ American Americans Argue Book Concern Could Does Embryos Even Frozen Iraqis Lives Much Say]
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. Tim Murphy
[ Continue Express Fight Freedom Gratitude Here Home Iraqis Last Liberty Our Over Protecting Provided Terror Three Troops Valor War While Whose Years]
Any solution for the Iraqi problem cannot be reached without Arabs and Arab participation. Amr Moussa
[ Any Arab Arabs Cannot Iraqi Participation Problem Reached Solution Without]
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. Michael Moore
[ Against Enemy Grow Insurgents Iraqis Numbers Occupation Revolution Risen Terrorists Their Up Will Win]
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. Tim Murphy
[ Constitution Drafted Elected Elections Government Iraqi More New Participated Progress Remains Remarkable Span Three While Work Years]
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. Dana Rohrabacher
[ American Being Government Held Iraq Iraqis Last Now Our Pows Prevented Prisoner Suing Them Tortured War Were]
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. Douglas Feith
[ Decides Demonstrate Disarming Fact Government Help Inspectors Iraqi Iraqis Un World]
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. Arundhati Roy
[ Ability America Anybody Confront Cunning Fact Fight Fighting Impossible Iraqis Made Militarily Systems Way Weapons Wits Your]
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. Janis Karpinski
[ Abandoned Conducting Did Equipped Guards Iraqi Military New Personnel Police Policy Quickly Recruit Responsibility Set Tagged Training Up Very Were Which]
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. John Conyers
[ Adding Build Clarify Confidence Country Fire Fuel Insurgency Intent Intentions Iraqis Must Our Stop Terrorism Their Want]
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. Barack Obama
[ 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]
The elections in Iraq are a victory for freedom and the Iraqi people, and a blow to the transnational network of terrorists who have tried to prevent this day from happening. James Talent
[ Blow Day Elections Freedom Happening Iraq Iraqi Network Prevent Terrorists Transnational Tried Victory]
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. George W. Bush
[ America Benefit Children Come Demands Directed First Friend Greatest Iraq Iraqi Men Met Only Our Regime Them These Threatens Us Will Women]
The training and equipping of Iraqi security forces should be accelerated. Peter DeFazio
[ Accelerated Forces Iraqi Security Should Training]
The advent of self-government for the Iraqi people is a watershed moment in their history. Todd Akin
[ Advent History Iraqi Moment Self-Government Their Watershed]
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. John Boehner
[ Also Being Difficult Force Freedom Important Iraqi Job Most Operation Police Tasks Training Undertaken]
During the war, in which several of our embedded correspondents were able to report from moving vehicles crossing the Iraqi desert, the use of technology made news gathering safer. Jim Walton
[ Able Correspondents Crossing Desert During Embedded Gathering Iraqi Made Moving News Our Report Safer Several Technology Use Vehicles War Were Which]
This will be Iraq for all without discrimination among Iraqi citizens, or ethnic or sectarian discrimination. Jalal Talabani
[ Among Citizens Discrimination Ethnic Iraq Iraqi Sectarian Will Without]
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. Jay Inslee
[ Assumed Countries Daughters Get Home Iraq Iraqis Line Need Needs Our Responsibility Security Sons Stand Their Toe Up Will]
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. John Ensign
[ Allows Beings Clearly Create Demonstrates Desire Election Environment Everywhere Full Future Human Iraq Iraqi May Potential Reach Safe Their Them Whatever]
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. Bob Kerrey
[ Activities Beyond Clear Commitment Govern How Indicate Instability Iraqi Look Necessary Never Part See Short Significant Term Themselves Understand Violence Will]
In survey after survey, the Iraqi people say, 'We want to choose our leaders.' Scott McClellan
[ After Choose Iraqi Leaders Our Say Survey Want]
Despite the negativity coming from the President's opponents, the United States remains fully committed to assisting the Iraqis in restoring security and rebuilding their nation. Craig L. Thomas
[ Assisting Coming Committed Despite Fully Iraqis Nation Negativity Opponents President Rebuilding Remains Restoring Security States Their United]
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. John Conyers
[ According Asked Believe Even Government Intention Iraq Iraqi Iraqis Large Leave Majority Military Opinion Polls Recent Stay Would]
The Pentagon still has not given a name to the Iraqi war. Somehow 'Operation Re-elect Bush' doesn't seem to be popular. Jay Leno
[ Bush Given Iraqi Name Operation Pentagon Popular Re-Elect Seem Somehow Still War]
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. Mark Kirk
[ Decisively Defeating District Done Forces His Iraqi Job Masterful Our Parts Quickly Represent Rumsfeld Secretary Team Think Used]
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. Tim Murphy
[ 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]
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. Ron Kind
[ Carrying Chance Following Future Give Iraqi Men Military Missions More Much Orders Our Out Peaceful Prosperous Proud Sacrificing Their Women]
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. Saddam Hussein
[ Am Answer Court Going Guilty Iraqi Out Respect Said So-Called Truth Will]
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. Rick Larsen
[ Against Any Degradation Fight Foothold Groups Iraqi Maintain Need Our Respond Security Stability Terrorism Terrorist]
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. Howard Coble
[ 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]
Forty-five percent of Iraqi citizens think it is morally okay to attack American troops. Marty Meehan
[ American Attack Citizens Forty-Five Iraqi Morally Okay Percent Think Troops]
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. Juan Cole
[ Administration Argued Blank Bush Coalition Could Guinea Iraqi Iraqis More Officials Pigs Recently Slate Society Thought Understand Use]
Almost all Iraqis with any previous experience in the intelligence business are Sunni Arab, increasing the risk of penetration of the new intelligence apparatus by the insurgency. Wayne White
[ Almost Any Apparatus Arab Business Experience Increasing Insurgency Intelligence Iraqis New Penetration Previous Risk Sunni]
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.' Conan O'Brien
[ Anchor Asked Bad Cbs Crazy Dan Dictator Hussein Interviewed Iraqi Man News Rather Saddam Said Talk]
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. Spencer Bachus
[ Also Appointment Cabinet Completion Confirmation Continued Critical Democratic Iraq Iraqi Just Ministers Movement Society Three Toward]
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. Zalmay Khalilzad
[ Brings Builds Feet Future Gets Government Happy Implement Iraq Iraqis National Need Own Program Stand Together Unity Will]
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. Janis Karpinski
[ Contractors Corrections Had Iraqi July Officers Program Responsibility Set Time Training Up Us Working]
I've seen looting around the world and thought I knew the best looters in the world. The Iraqis excel at that. David Kay
[ Around Best Excel Iraqis Knew Looting Seen Thought World]
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. Dana Rohrabacher
[ Day Democratic East Free Government Historic Iraqi January Middle Next Place Society Step Take Their Toward Transitional Votes Will World]
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. John Abizaid
[ Accomplishment Clearly Duty Enormous Enough Fact Forces Gone Iraqi May Security Today Up Zero]
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. Kofi Annan
[ Begin End Iraqi Isolation Leadership Opportunity Own Sake Seize Suffering Thereby Urge]
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. Peter Pace
[ Armed Deserve Does Fighting Forces Honorable Iraqi Leaders Loyalty Prefer Regime Stop Thing Your]
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. Ron Silver
[ American Attacks Concessions East Face Forced Interests Iraqi Israel Leaders Middle Often Passivity Past Pay Peace Price Process Strategic Through Too Well]
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. Paul Bremer
[ Around Attack Country Detect Duty Happen Iraqi Ones Police Stop Supposed]
The Iraqis need help establishing a government. We have to provide them with security. Brent Scowcroft
[ Establishing Government Help Iraqis Need Provide Security Them]
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. Ahmed Chalabi
[ Actions Americans Because Iraqi Legacy Living National Old Regime Resolve Society Their Tragedy Unsuitable Weakness]
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. Joschka Fischer
[ Beginning Forward Government Iraqi Moving Political Process Question Security Sovereignty Transfer Transitional]
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. Howard Coble
[ Am Because Capable Doing Feared Incapable Inflicting Iraqis Job Knew Majority Pain Power Removed Saddam Them Themselves Told Torture Unwilling Upon Wanted Were]
You know me... If you are Iraqi, you know me. Saddam Hussein
[ Iraqi Know]
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. Saddam Hussein
[ Am Answer Because Court Illegitimate Iraq Iraqi Know President Questions Refuse These Tire]
We've killed a million Iraqis since the start of the Gulf war - mostly by blocking humanitarian aid. Woody Harrelson
[ Aid Blocking Gulf Humanitarian Iraqis Killed Million Mostly Since Start War]
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. Ahmed Chalabi
[ Accountability Call Community Demand Fair International Iraq Iraqi Justice Money Position Resolutions Respect Return Stole Those]
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. Uday Hussein
[ 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]
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. Peter Arnett
[ Arguments Back Casualties Challenge Civilian Develop Forces Going Helps Here Iraqi Oppose Our Policy Reports Resistance States Their Those United War]
As co-chair of the Iraqi Women's Caucus in the House, I've enjoyed the opportunity to collaborate with and hear from Iraqi women elected to serve in the new National Assembly. Ellen Tauscher
[ Assembly Caucus Collaborate Elected Enjoyed Hear House Iraqi National New Opportunity Serve Women]
Iraqis have held elections and have recently put together their government, all encouraging developments. James A. Leach
[ Developments Elections Encouraging Government Held Iraqis Put Recently Their Together]
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. Pete Domenici
[ Behind Better Coalition Country Create Democratic Effort Get Government Help His History Hope Hussein Iraqi Rebuild Regime Saddam Their Them Understand Will]
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. Jim Gerlach
[ Ahead Control Creating Forge Freedom Future Governed Government Iraqi Liberty Life Monumental Occasion Society Take Tenets Their Transfer]
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. Jim Bunning
[ Contagious Country Freedom Helped Involvement Iraqis Liberate Majority News Our Out Overwhelming Support Their Them Think Us Want Watching Would]
We are ready to train new Iraqi forces outside Iraq. We did it in Abu Dhabi. Joschka Fischer
[ Abu Did Forces Iraq Iraqi New Outside Ready Train]
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. John Scarlett
[ Established Information Iraqi Know Line Military Officer Position Quoted Reliable Report Reporting Senior Single Source]
At least 23,000 civilians have also died in the Iraqi killing field and the U.S. is stuck in a quagmire. Charles Rangel
[ Also Civilians Died Field Iraqi Killing Least Quagmire Stuck]
God will roast their stomachs in hell at the hands of Iraqis. Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
[ God Hands Hell Iraqis Roast Stomachs Their Will]
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. Barbara Boxer
[ Build Chance Democracy Enough Explain Future Give Hands Iraqis Make Must Need Own Should Teach Their Them Want Work]
The Kurdish people welcome the no-fly zone protection, contrary to the Iraqi regime that is against it. Jalal Talabani
[ Against Contrary Iraqi Kurdish Protection Regime Welcome Zone]
Three big assumptions proved wrong: one, that the Iraqi people would welcome us as liberators; two, that oil would soon pay for Iraqi's rebuilding; and, three, that we have plenty of troops, weapons, and equipment for the postwar situation. John Spratt
[ Assumptions Big Equipment Iraqi Liberators Oil Pay Plenty Postwar Proved Rebuilding Situation Soon Three Troops Two Us Weapons Welcome Would Wrong]
In light of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, critics are arguing that abuses of Iraqi prisoners are being produced by a climate of disregard for the laws of war. John Yoo
[ Abu Abuses Arguing Being Climate Critics Disregard Ghraib Iraqi Laws Light Prison Prisoners Produced Scandal War]
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. Richard Lugar
[ Faster Going Harder Iraq Iraqis More Send Train Troops Unlikely Very]
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. Saddam Hussein
[ America Breaking Capable Children Families Give Iraq Iraqis Our Ready Sacrifice Say Souls Think Up Weapons Will]
Everyone agrees that our ultimate goal is to establish a free, open and democratic Iraqi government and bring our men and women in uniform home as soon as possible. James T. Walsh
[ Agrees Bring Democratic Establish Everyone Free Goal Government Home Iraqi Men Open Our Possible Soon Ultimate Uniform Women]
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. Douglas Feith
[ Because Crucial Decision Disarm Government Inspections International Iraq Iraqi Itself Key Making Pressure Work]
I would like to tell our American, British and Spanish friends that the Iraqi crisis is not a problem between the United States and France, but between those who want to move forward in the logic of war and the international community. Dominique de Villepin
[ American Between British Community Crisis Forward France Friends International Iraqi Logic Move Our Problem Spanish States Tell Those United Want War Would]
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. Lindsey Graham
[ Armed Back Country Dare Decent Forces Give Iraqi May Men Money Our Paid Say Some Strength Want Women Would]
If we are lucky, and George W. Bush is right, we are about to witness the War of the Happy Iraqis. Howard Fineman
[ Bush George Happy Iraqis Lucky Right War Witness]
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. Dennis Cardoza
[ Administration American Become Congress Course Current Day-To-Day Difficult Go Iraqi Leadership Lives Longer More Progress See Significant Strong Support Sustain Until Will Without]
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. Zalmay Khalilzad
[ Earn Enable Iraq Iraqi Iraqis Livelihoods Next Productive Resources Shift Subsidies Together Unproductive Uses Will Work Year]
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. Tom Lantos
[ Anger Been Build Citizens Faith Financial Government Insurgents Iraqi Military New Own Political Popular Resentment Severely States Support Their Towards Undermined United]
That the Iraqi Government is considering a political deal granting amnesty to insurgents who have attacked or killed American service members is not just shocking - the idea of amnesty for insurgents is an outrage. Ike Skelton
[ American Amnesty Attacked Considering Deal Government Granting Idea Insurgents Iraqi Just Killed Members Outrage Political Service Shocking]
The UN could help the Iraqi government get on its feet and help the United States withdraw a bit more. Brent Scowcroft
[ Bit Could Feet Get Government Help Iraqi More States Un United Withdraw]
If we hold true to our ideals and our commitment to freedom, this generation of servicemen and women will have extended liberty to the Iraqi people, just as previous generations of Americans have all across the globe. James Talent
[ Across Americans Commitment Extended Freedom Generation Generations Globe Hold Ideals Iraqi Just Liberty Our Previous Servicemen True Will Women]
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. John Abizaid
[ Capability Challenges Enough Ensure Forces Good Got Government Insurgents Iraqi New Present Quality Terrorists These Will Withstand]
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. John Boehner
[ Al Called Choice Freedom Iraqi Operation Part Qaeda Real Should Someone Tell Terror War]
Nonetheless, Article 5 makes clear that if an Iraqi civilian who is not a member of the armed forces, has engaged in attacks on Coalition forces, the Geneva Convention permits the use of more coercive interrogation approaches to prevent future attacks. John Yoo
[ Approaches Armed Article Attacks Civilian Clear Coalition Coercive Convention Engaged Forces Future Geneva Interrogation Iraqi Makes Member More Nonetheless Permits Prevent Use]
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. Hans Blix
[ Action Armed Certainly Denied Destruction Fear Had Hands Illusions Imagine Immediately Into Iraqis Out Played Regard Said Take Those Undertake Would]
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. John Abizaid
[ Building Capacity Cooperation Focus Forces Iraqi Key More Operations Security Shift Will]
Talk about national interests: When we went in with Operation Iraqi Freedom, some of our allies, Turkey, for example, would not let us through. How much trouble did that cause us, because we were not able to go into Iraq through Turkey? Roger Wicker
[ Able Allies Because Cause Did Example Freedom Go How Interests Into Iraq Iraqi Much National Operation Our Some Talk Through Trouble Turkey Us Went Were Would]
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. Bashar al-Assad
[ America Between Courageously Defending Definitely Equality Fast However Iraq Iraqi Land Power Standing Their]
The Iraqi forces are conducting the Mother of all Retreats. Dick Cheney
[ Conducting Forces Iraqi Mother Retreats]
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. Amir Butler
[ Americans Australians Complete Desire Doubt Freedom However Interests Iraqis Less Love Mean Oppression Other Own Right Self-Determination Than Then Unfettered Worthless]
We got rid of a terrible dictator. We gave the Iraqi people an opportunity for a new life under a representative form of government. Colin Powell
[ Dictator Form Gave Got Government Iraqi Life New Opportunity Representative Rid Terrible Under]
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. Victor Davis Hanson
[ American Appreciate Beneath Fact Far Freedom French Help Hype Idealism Iraqis More Never Side Soon Than Will Wrong]
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. Barack Obama
[ Appreciation Future Hopes Iraqis Opposed Our Patriots Said Servicemen Supported United Us War Were Women]
As a 22-year Army Veteran who served in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, and as a Civilian Advisor to the Afghan Army in Operation Enduring Freedom, I understand both the gravity of giving the order, and the challenge of carrying it out. Allen West
[ Advisor Afghan Army Both Carrying Challenge Civilian Desert Enduring Freedom Giving Gravity Iraqi Operation Operations Order Out Served Storm Understand Veteran]
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. Paul Bremer
[ Deal Indeed Iraqi Quickly Show Themselves Try Trying Very War]
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. Jim DeMint
[ Celebration Control Creating Creator Endowed Freedom Future Government Hope Iraqi Liberty Life Now Our Protects Rights Society Take Their Today Us]
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. Bashar al-Assad
[ America Citizen Coming Country Experience Happened Him Himself His Iraqi Kill Occupy Palestine Sees Today Wants Willing]
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. Peter Arnett
[ American Another Because Clearly Determination Failed First Forces Iraqi Now Plan Planners Resistance Trying War Write]
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. Chris Chocola
[ Ago Because Broke Could Did Exist Free History Iraqi Largest Months Out Potentially Press Scandal Story Such Thing Turn Which]
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. Bianca Jagger
[ Against Been Brutal Come Committing Community Crimes Did His Hussein International Iraqis Rescue Saddam Those]
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. Sherrod Brown
[ Building Clear Concrete Defeating Forces Handing Initiatives Insurgency Iraq Iraqi Measures Milestones Must Need Our Over Provide Security Support Troops Up]
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. Janis Karpinski
[ After Ambassador Another Arrived Back Baghdad Because Conversation Days Get Give Had Him Iraqis Operational Prisons Responsibility Said Shortly These Timeline Transfer Us Wanted]
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. Ali A. Saleh
[ Democratic Factions Free Get Groups Independent Iraq Iraqi May Must New Participation Peace Rebuild Restoring Sectarian Sovereignty Stability Through Under]
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. John Ensign
[ Act Around Belief Bush Chance Choose Confirms Danger Democracy Enslavement Extreme Face Given Globe Iraqis Liberty Ordinary Over President Tyranny Voting Will]
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. Tom Daschle
[ Agreements Comply Diplomatic Doing Effort Exhausted Force Get Given Got International Iraqis Law Militarily Our Own Their Them]
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. Dennis Cardoza
[ 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]
There's been an increase in the number of Iraqis in training, but more Americans are dying and violence is increasing. Lawrence Korb
[ Americans Been Dying Increase Increasing Iraqis More Number Training Violence]
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. Jim Gerlach
[ Ballots Built Cast Continued Country Decades Democracy Election Fair First Free Freedom Iraq Iraqis Jan Marking Millions Pillars Progress Toward Transition Will]
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. John Olver
[ Clear Defend Given Iraq Iraqis Know Make Months Must Need Opportunity Stand Them Up Will Withdraw Within]
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. Dick Cheney
[ Answer Call Council Democracy Democratic Governing Iraq Iraqi Making Nations Support Transition United Urge]
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. Bob Inglis
[ American Capture Conceivable Congress Continue Convert Equip Every Forces Giving Iraqi Kill Need Security Support Terrorists Them Time Tools Way]
The Iraqi military are able to deploy these weapons within 45 minutes of a decision to do so. John Scarlett
[ Able Decision Deploy Iraqi Military Minutes These Weapons Within]
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. George Galloway
[ Also Am Apparent Children Desire Devastating East Hussein Into Iraqi Killed Middle Million New Opponent Plunge Saddam Sanctions States United War]
We believe that an Iraqi founding national assembly, freely elected, must decide the future of Iraq. Jalal Talabani
[ Assembly Believe Decide Elected Founding Freely Future Iraq Iraqi Must National]
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. Sherrod Brown
[ Administration American Army Creating Dangerous Defeating Exaggerating Honestly Insurgency Iraqi Needs Our Paints Picture Progress Speak]
The links between the American government and the Iraqi government are so close that you cannot judge one without asking at least the other what he has done by this time. Jacques Verges
[ American Asking Between Cannot Close Done Government Iraqi Judge Least Links Other Time Without]
We should have done more damage to the Iraqi forces before they withdrew from the Kuwaiti theater. Les Aspin
[ Before Damage Done Forces Iraqi More Should Theater Withdrew]
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. John Abizaid
[ Capable Certainly Defend Efficient Enough Forces Goal Iraq Iraqi Know Leave Nation Our Security Sovereignty Until]
The new troops in Iraq need to be Iraqi troops. Mitch McConnell
[ Iraq Iraqi Need New Troops]
Second, recent polls over there show that the majority of Iraqis want us to leave precipitously. William Odom
[ Iraqis Leave Majority Over Polls Recent Second Show Us Want]
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. Douglas Feith
[ Al-Qaeda Between Biological Bomb Chemical Co-Operation Combined Intelligence Involved Iraqi Making Operations Operatives Regarding Training Weapons]
This mass destructive weapons were sold to Iraqi government by the United States. And Mr. Rumsfeld has been one of the man responsible for this sale, for this bargain, for this market. Jacques Verges
[ Bargain Been Destructive Government Iraqi Man Market Mass Mr Responsible Rumsfeld Sale Sold States United Weapons Were]
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. George W. Bush
[ American Find Free History Iraq Iraqis Make Own Sent Their Them Troops Way Will Write]
We must provide all kinds of freedom, personal and economic, to all Iraqis. I will fight for that. Jalal Talabani
[ Economic Fight Freedom Iraqis Kinds Must Personal Provide Will]
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. John Abizaid
[ Alone Empower Everything Forces Include Iraqi Officers Operate Our Own Security Staffs Stand Their Try Up Where Will]
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. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Further Idea Intends Iraq Iraqi Know Leave Only Option Reaction Sole Would]
The Iraqi people are living better lives now than three year ago, no longer living in fear. Tim Murphy
[ Ago Better Fear Iraqi Lives Living Longer Now Than Three Year]
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. Howard Fineman
[ Americans Bush Greeted Hussein Invade Iraq Iraqi Liberators Out Proving Right Saddam Says Taking Thing Will]
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. Ed Markey
[ Abuse Acts Being Captors Conscience Degrading Humiliating Iraqi Other Photographs Physical Prisoners Reports Sexual Shock Subjected Their Treatment]
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. Peter Arnett
[ American Bush Challenged Concerned Dying Iraqi Numbers Policy President Says Strongly Then Very Will]
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. Rosanne Cash
[ Am Americans Another Bomb Bomber Both Car Day Dead Iraqis Reading Sick Suicide]
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. David Kay
[ Days Direct Effort Field Find Group Inspections Iraqi Leader Leading Level Most Motivate Out Spent Strategies Survey Trying Typically]
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. Bill Frist
[ Ago Congratulate Courage Defied Determine Elections Future Iraqi Iraqis Just Making Millions Own Polls Shown Successful Terrorists Their These Threats Two Weeks Went]
There have been linkages between the Iraqi government and al-Qaeda going back more or less a decade. Douglas Feith
[ Al-Qaeda Back Been Between Decade Going Government Iraqi Less More]
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. Hans Blix
[ Destruction Iranians Iraqis Mass Saudis Self-Destruction Tell These Threatened Turks Weapons]
This nation's elected leaders owe all Americans the duty of formulating an Iraqi policy based on sound analysis of the actual facts. Charlie Gonzalez
[ Actual Americans Analysis Based Duty Elected Facts Formulating Iraqi Leaders Nation Owe Policy Sound]
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. Ahmed Chalabi
[ American Chance Democracy Dream Give Grateful Iraq Iraqi Lives Men Now Risking Their Women Young]
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. John M. McHugh
[ Able Borders Citizens Constitutional Critical Election Ensure Fully Government Into Iraqi Overall Own Plan Safety Secure Step Transforming]
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. Kay Granger
[ 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]
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. Jim Gerlach
[ Accordingly Aimed Casualties Dealt Election Freedom Hazards Iraqis March Participate Threats Toward Violence Will Without Yet]
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. Robin Hayes
[ Democracy Doing Equals Experience Freedom Iraqi Justice Men Nations Opportunity Other Our Providing See Surrounding Taste Ultimately Uniform Women]
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. Marty Meehan
[ 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]
Last month, the Iraqi people went to the polls, voting in their first free election in more than 50 years. John M. McHugh
[ Election First Free Iraqi Last Month More Polls Than Their Voting Went Years]
The solution really has to lie within the Iraqi people. Steve King
[ Iraqi Lie Really Solution Within]
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. Richard Lugar
[ Appoint Bring Council Country Disarm Frame Govern Governing However Iraqis Many Militia Others Security Situation Small Time Very Which]
Human-rights advocates, for example, claim that the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners is of a piece with President Bush's 2002 decision to deny al Qaeda and Taliban fighters the legal status of prisoners of war under the Geneva Conventions. John Yoo
[ Advocates Al Bush Claim Conventions Decision Deny Example Fighters Geneva Human-Rights Iraqi Legal Piece President Prisoners Qaeda Status Taliban Under War]
Three years into the war, tens of thousands of American troops remain targets of a growing Iraqi insurgency. Jan Schakowsky
[ American Growing Insurgency Into Iraqi Remain Targets Tens Thousands Three Troops War Years]
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. Paul Cellucci
[ Being Civilians Countries Destruction Devastating Government Impact Innocent Iraq Iraqi Kill Liberate Mass Other Protect States Terrorists Thousands United Used War Weapons]
Deep down, the Iraqi people want the United States out. And their self-determination should be respected. Peter Camejo
[ Deep Down Iraqi Out Respected Self-Determination Should States Their United Want]
The Iraqis have once again failed to meet a deadline for a final draft of the constitution. Matt Lauer
[ Again Constitution Deadline Draft Failed Final Iraqis Meet Once]
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. Donna Brazile
[ Allocated American Congress Elections Finance Iraqi Look Money More Something Than Upcoming Wrong]
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. Howard Coble
[ 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]
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. John M. McHugh
[ Allowed Armed Election Ever First Forces Freely Instrumental Iraqis Many Men Opportunity Our Played Polling Process Providing Role Securing Security Sites Time Vote Women]
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. Sherrod Brown
[ Able Building Finance Iraqis Matter Mission Nation Oil Over Promised Sales Told War Weeks Were Would]
The largest single contributor to Iraq's security is that effort of Iraqi people who continue to step forward to join the various Iraqi security forces. Craig L. Thomas
[ Continue Contributor Effort Forces Forward Iraq Iraqi Join Largest Security Single Step Various]
You've gotten words about those American and Iraqi deaths and mutilations, but precious few images. Bruce Jackson
[ American Deaths Few Gotten Images Iraqi Precious Those Words]
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. Paul Bremer
[ 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]
Remember the valiant Iraqi peasant and how he shot down an American Apache with an old weapon. Saddam Hussein
[ American Apache Down How Iraqi Old Peasant Remember Shot Valiant Weapon]
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. Igor Ivanov
[ Anyone Automatic Believes Carries Council Does Ensuring Force Give International Iraqi Main Problem Regulated Resolution Responsibility Right Russia Security Should Use Which]
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. Michael Nesmith
[ Anywhere Culture Encountered Going History Hostile Iraqi Know Now Right Still Their Through Victorious]
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. Otto Schily
[ Afghanistan Also Danger Force Iraqi Know Military Nevertheless Operations Part Police Sights Terrorists Their Training Us Zone]
Many of our soldiers are stationed at Camp Coyote just south of the Iraqi border. This is how you know we have a strong army, when you can actually tell your enemy exactly where your camp is and what its name is. Jon Stewart
[ Actually Army Border Camp Coyote Enemy Exactly How Iraqi Just Know Many Name Our Soldiers South Stationed Strong Tell Where Your]
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. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Also American Americans Atrocities Bombs Both Car Facing Groups Iraqi Know Other Prisons Problem Sides Times Troops Use Uses Zarqawi]
Our own State Department polls say that 80 percent of Iraqis view the United States as an unpopular occupier. Marty Meehan
[ Department Iraqis Occupier Our Own Percent Polls Say State States United Unpopular View]
I think the American people have been surprised by the enthusiasm with which the Iraqis have taken to elections and politics. Duncan Hunter
[ American Been Elections Enthusiasm Iraqis Politics Surprised Taken Think Which]
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. Jim Gerlach
[ Admitted Also Americans Attacked Bombers Citizens Fact Families Foreign Funds Innocent Iraqi Israel Israeli Killed March Minister Palestinian Sent Suicide Were]
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. Hillary Clinton
[ Agree American Brave Bravery Courage Days Fighting Iraq Iraqi Lives Matter Next Protect Right Risking Salute Soldiers Their Thing Think Those Vote War]
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. George W. Bush
[ America Assassins Fail Freedom Intimidated Iraqi Killers Live Never States Thugs United Will]
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. Sherrod Brown
[ Act Into Iraqis Less Likely Longer Mislead Reach Settlement Should Think Thinking Time Unlimited Will]
Well, we won the war. You know what that means. In twenty years, we'll all be driving Iraqi cars. Will Durst
[ Cars Driving Iraqi Know Means Twenty War Well Won Years]
We all know that, unfortunately, the media does not always portray the good things that are happening in Iraq and Afghanistan, and this will be a great opportunity for us to glean some information from the Iraqi women who are here for us to also take back to our constituents. Ginny B. Waite
[ Afghanistan Also Always Back Constituents Does Good Great Happening Here Information Iraq Iraqi Know Media Opportunity Our Portray Some Take Things Unfortunately Us Will Women]
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. John Olver
[ 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]
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. Matthew Lesko
[ Been Dental Free Giving Hospital Iraqi Military Money Needed Pay Realized Reed Seminars Troops Vets Walter War Work]
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. Doc Hastings
[ Am Americans Around British Confident Democracy End Freedom Iraqis More Over Prevail Secure Terror Tyranny War Will Win World]
We are not utilizing the Iraqi oil for U.S. purposes. We are not asking that the Iraqi oil be used to pay our military expenses. We are asking only that the Iraqi oil be used to rebuild Iraq - that is, to rebuild Iraq for the Iraqi people. Arlen Specter
[ Asking Expenses Iraq Iraqi Military Oil Only Our Pay Purposes Rebuild Used Utilizing]
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. Paul Bremer
[ Courage Democracy Extraordinary Few Here Iraqi Last Months Patience Political Put Real Really Shown Success System Think Way]
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. Barack Obama
[ 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]
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. Zalmay Khalilzad
[ Confidence Counting Election Fair Free Important Including Iraqi Process Results Vote Voting]
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. Peter DeFazio
[ Also Boost Bringing Citizens Claim Force Government Home Iraqi Itself Legitimacy Negotiated Responsibility Take Timeline Troops Would]
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. Alain de Botton
[ Annoyed Anxiety Definitely Essentially Exists Humiliating Iraqis Level Many Political Reasons Respect Showing Status Them Us Were]
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. Douglas Feith
[ Country Goes Going Government Iraqis Neighbors Peace Region Representative Well Will]
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. Peter DeFazio
[ Actions Addition Any Cities Citizens Combat Daily Front Interactions Iraqi Iraqis Line Offensive Over Positions Proposed Removed Security Themselves Timeline Towns Troops Turning]
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. Juan Cole
[ Administration Also Arab Argued Before Easy Going Iraq Iraqi Nationalism Rule Thought Underestimating War]
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. John Conyers
[ America American Around Blamed Budgetary Casualties Chairman Civilian Continuing Globe High Increase Iraqi Lives Mr Only Price Provoking Ranks Steady Terms Terrorist Too War]
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. Douglas Feith
[ Cat Concealing Engage Find Game Government Hussein Inspection Iraqi Mechanism Mouse Purpose Saddam Try Un Weapons Working]
The Iraqi elections were an important first step. Brent Scowcroft
[ Elections First Important Iraqi Step Were]
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. Peter DeFazio
[ Assertion Blatantly Bringing Contains Enemy Face False Government Home Iraq Iraqi Misunderstanding National Negotiating Resolution Second Security Shows Statement Such Timeline Troops Undermines]
With no other security forces on hand, U.S. military was left to confront, almost alone, an Iraqi insurgency and a crime rate that grew worse throughout the year, waged in part by soldiers of the disbanded army and in part by criminals who were released from prison. John Spratt
[ Almost Alone Army Confront Crime Criminals Disbanded Forces Grew Hand Insurgency Iraqi Left Military Other Part Prison Rate Released Security Soldiers Throughout Waged Were Worse Year]
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. Pat Roberts
[ Continue Economic Forces Full Government Helping Infrastructure Iraqi Maintain Nascent Need Our Rebuild Security Support Their Training While]
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. Howard Coble
[ Able Decrease Forces Further Ground Hear Increasingly Iraqi Lead Levels Make Our President Progress Say Should Take Troop]