Quotations that match 'qaeda'.

Now, al Qaeda's on the run. Afghanistan is no longer a base of operations. The Afghan government is a friendly government that is trying to bring democracy to its people. Condoleezza Rice
[ Afghan Afghanistan Al Base Bring Democracy Friendly Government Longer Now Operations Qaeda Run Trying]
Once the attacks occur, as we learned on Sept. 11, it is too late. It makes little sense to deprive ourselves of an important, and legal, means to detect and prevent terrorist attacks while we are still in the middle of a fight to the death with al Qaeda. John Yoo
[ Al Attacks Death Deprive Detect Fight Important Late Learned Legal Little Makes Means Middle Occur Once Ourselves Prevent Qaeda Sense Sept Still Terrorist Too While]
We know that al Qaeda is seeking radioactive materials and technology to launch a devastating attack, and that hundreds of radioactive sources have been lost or stolen in the U.S. and around the world. Ed Markey
[ Al Around Attack Been Devastating Hundreds Know Launch Lost Materials Qaeda Radioactive Seeking Sources Stolen Technology World]
Applying different standards to al Qaeda does not abandon Geneva, but only recognizes that the U.S. faces a stateless enemy never contemplated by the Conventions. John Yoo
[ Abandon Al Applying Contemplated Conventions Different Does Enemy Faces Geneva Never Only Qaeda Recognizes Standards]
The plan we developed to deal with al Qaeda depended on developing sources of human and technical intelligence that could give us insights into his plans at the tactical level. This is easy to say but hard to accomplish. Cofer Black
[ Accomplish Al Could Deal Depended Developed Developing Easy Give Hard His Human Insights Intelligence Into Level Plan Plans Qaeda Say Sources Tactical Technical Us]
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]
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. Bill Nelson
[ Afghanistan After Al-Qaeda Bin Capturing Deputies Finished Focus Gave His Invade Iraq Job Kept Laden Original Plan President Priority Team Their Thought Top Would]
All around the world one heard or read that there was no connection between Saddam Hussein and Al Qaeda. Peter Schuyler
[ Al Around Between Connection Heard Hussein Qaeda Read Saddam World]
If al Qaeda or any other enemy of our country manages to create a situation or explode a bomb or murder or incapacitate large numbers of our people, we cannot wait for 7 weeks of a special election in order to deal with that. Dana Rohrabacher
[ Al Any Bomb Cannot Country Create Deal Election Enemy Explode Large Manages Murder Numbers Order Other Our Qaeda Situation Special Wait Weeks]
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. Bob Graham
[ Al Attention Greatest Groups Hezbollah International Iraq Judgment Off Our Priorities Qaeda Risks Taken Terrorist Those War]
The Justices are currently considering a case, argued last month, which seeks to extend the writ of habeas corpus to al Qaeda and Taliban detainees at Guantanamo. John Yoo
[ Al Argued Case Considering Corpus Currently Detainees Extend Guantanamo Justices Last Month Qaeda Seeks Taliban Which Writ]
We deny and have always denied having the slightest link with al-Qaeda. Aslan Maskhadov
[ Al-Qaeda Always Denied Deny Having Link Slightest]
It has never demonstrated any desire to provide humane treatment to captured Americans. If anything, the murders of Nicholas Berg and Daniel Pearl declare al Qaeda's intentions to kill even innocent civilian prisoners. John Yoo
[ Al Americans Any Anything Berg Captured Civilian Daniel Declare Demonstrated Desire Even Humane Innocent Intentions Kill Murders Never Nicholas Pearl Prisoners Provide Qaeda Treatment]
Punishing abuse in Iraq should not return the U.S. to Sept. 10, 2001, in the way it fights al Qaeda, while Osama bin Laden and his top lieutenants remain at large and continue to plan attacks. John Yoo
[ Abuse Al Attacks Bin Continue Fights His Iraq Laden Large Osama Plan Punishing Qaeda Remain Return Sept Should Top Way While]
Let me say what I actually believe. I believe that 9/11 was a conspiracy, by Al Qaeda, and Osama Bin Laden, and no one else trying to hurt America. Van Jones
[ Actually Al America Believe Bin Conspiracy Else Hurt Laden Osama Qaeda Say Trying]
This body, the United States Congress, was united, Republicans and Democrats alike, in taking that action, toppling the Taliban government, and working to try and root out al Qaeda and find Osama bin Laden. Chris Van Hollen
[ Action Al Alike Bin Body Congress Democrats Find Government Laden Osama Out Qaeda Republicans Root States Taking Taliban Try United Working]
Members of al Qaeda and other affiliated organizations spent a great deal of time blending into the populations of several nations around the world and exploring all aspects of life there. Jo Bonner
[ Affiliated Al Around Aspects Blending Deal Exploring Great Into Life Members Nations Organizations Other Populations Qaeda Several Spent Time World]
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]
That is because the conflict with al Qaeda is not governed by the Geneva Conventions, which applies only to international conflicts between states that have signed them. John Yoo
[ Al Applies Because Between Conflict Conflicts Conventions Geneva Governed International Only Qaeda Signed States Them Which]
Well, our position, and our chairman has talked about this extensively, is that we had a lot of intelligence prior to 9/11. We knew that two al Qaeda operatives who ultimately participated in the 9/11 disaster were in the United States. We didn't find them. Richard Ben-Veniste
[ Al Chairman Disaster Extensively Find Had Intelligence Knew Lot Operatives Our Participated Position Prior Qaeda States Talked Them Two Ultimately United Well Were]
It was not a religion that attacked us that September day. It was al-Qaeda. We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust. Barack Obama
[ Al-Qaeda Attacked Behind Cherish Day Down Liberties Mistrust Religion Sacrifice September Suspicion Us Walls Will]
When al-Qaeda was on the run from Afghanistan crossing through Iran, some were arrested and they are imprisoned. Some of them are charged with some actions in Iran. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
[ Actions Afghanistan Al-Qaeda Arrested Charged Crossing Imprisoned Iran Run Some Them Through Were]
We all hoped in 2001 that we could put in place an Afghan government under President Karzai that would be able to control the country, make sure al-Qaeda didn't come back, and make sure the Taliban wasn't resurging. It didn't work out. Colin Powell
[ Able Afghan Al-Qaeda Back Come Control Could Country Government Hoped Make Out Place President Put Sure Taliban Under Work Would]
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]
In fact, if you look upon the situation today, there is great division in the world and we have failed to capitalize on that unity to finish the job in Afghanistan and against al Qaeda. Chris Van Hollen
[ Afghanistan Against Al Capitalize Division Fact Failed Finish Great Job Look Qaeda Situation Today Unity Upon World]
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. Robin Cook
[ Al Conditions Could Gave International Iraq Perfect Qaeda Terrorists Thrive Until Went Were Which]
With terrorist groups like al Qaeda, you can't learn what you want to learn about their capabilities and their future plans by taking a picture of it, and they've learned not to use the telephone. Bob Graham
[ Al Capabilities Future Groups Learn Learned Picture Plans Qaeda Taking Telephone Terrorist Their Use Want]
Al Qaeda operates by launching surprise attacks on civilian targets with the goal of massive casualties. Our only means for preventing future attacks, which could use WMDs, is by acquiring information that allows for pre-emptive action. John Yoo
[ Acquiring Action Al Allows Attacks Casualties Civilian Could Future Goal Information Launching Massive Means Only Operates Our Pre-Emptive Preventing Qaeda Surprise Targets Use Which]
A foreign ideology cannot be introduced into Chechnya - were it through an Arab or al-Qaeda. Our experience is rich and long enough for us to be Muslims and know what jihad is. Aslan Maskhadov
[ Al-Qaeda Arab Cannot Chechnya Enough Experience Foreign Ideology Into Introduced Jihad Know Long Muslims Our Rich Through Us Were]
I think the real target of al-Qaeda is Saudi Arabia by the way. They hate us and we're a vehicle to get at Saudi Arabia. I think Osama bin Laden really wants to topple that regime and have his people move in, but that's a whole other story. Frank Carlucci
[ Al-Qaeda Arabia Bin Get Hate His Laden Move Osama Other Real Really Regime Saudi Story Target Think Topple Us Vehicle Wants Way Whole]
The blame for the 9/11 attacks lays squarely and exclusively with the Al-Qaeda network. Kay Granger
[ Al-Qaeda Attacks Blame Exclusively Lays Network Squarely]
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. Mike Fitzpatrick
[ Abu Al-Qaeda Am Commander Encouraged Face Found Identified Insurgency Iraq Killed Led News Operational Operations Personnel Public Special States Terrorist Today United]
Our resolution urges all Latin American and Caribbean countries to designate al Qaeda, Hezbollah, Hamas, and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad as terrorist organizations. Tom Lantos
[ Al American Caribbean Countries Designate Hamas Hezbollah Islamic Jihad Latin Organizations Our Palestinian Qaeda Resolution Terrorist Urges]
We're here so that Afghanistan does not once again become a sanctuary for transnational extremists the way it was when al-Qaeda planned the 9/11 attacks in the Kandahar area, conducted the initial training for the attackers in training camps in Afghanistan before they moved on to Germany and then to U.S. flight schools. David Petraeus
[ Afghanistan Again Al-Qaeda Area Attackers Attacks Become Before Camps Conducted Does Extremists Flight Germany Here Initial Moved Once Planned Sanctuary Schools Then Training Transnational Way]
I strongly support the call to greatly expand our human intelligence capability to penetrate al Qaeda and gather critical intelligence to prevent terrorist attacks on our homeland. Jim Ramstad
[ Al Attacks Call Capability Critical Expand Gather Greatly Homeland Human Intelligence Our Penetrate Prevent Qaeda Strongly Support Terrorist]
This is not the first time that Mexican authorities have handed over an Arab from a country with known Al Qaeda connections to a local sheriff across the border. FBI picks them up and disappears. John Culberson
[ Across Al Arab Authorities Border Connections Country Disappears Fbi First Handed Known Local Mexican Over Picks Qaeda Sheriff Them Time Up]
Were there contacts over time between Iraq and al-Qaeda? Yes, there were efforts made to communicate. We found no evidence of collaboration in any effort to mount any kind of operation against the United States' interests. Richard Ben-Veniste
[ Against Al-Qaeda Any Between Collaboration Communicate Contacts Effort Efforts Evidence Found Interests Iraq Kind Made Mount Operation Over States Time United Were Yes]
To make the argument that the media has a left- or right-wing, or a liberal or a conservative bias, is like asking if the problem with Al-Qaeda is do they use too much oil in their hummus. Al Franken
[ Al-Qaeda Argument Asking Bias Conservative Liberal Make Media Much Oil Problem Right-Wing Their Too Use]
I fear that our true motivation is about oil and our own flailing economy; about the failure to destroy Al Qaeda and about revenge. Dave Matthews
[ Al Destroy Economy Failure Fear Flailing Motivation Oil Our Own Qaeda Revenge True]
Assange is not a 'journalist' any more than the 'editor' of al-Qaeda's new English-language magazine 'Inspire' is a 'journalist.' He is an anti-American operative with blood on his hands. Sarah Palin
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There's no connection between al-Qaeda and Iraq. George Clooney
[ Al-Qaeda Between Connection Iraq]
But there have been many news reports that water-boarding has been used on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is one of the major al Qaeda figures that we have in U.S. custody. Jane Mayer
[ Al Been Custody Figures Major Many Mohammed News Qaeda Reports Used]
The reason we are doing these types of pat downs and using the advanced imagery technology is trying to take the latest intelligence and how we know al Qaeda and affiliates want to hurt us, they want to bring down whether it is passenger air craft or cargo aircraft. John Pistole
[ Advanced Affiliates Air Aircraft Al Bring Cargo Craft Doing Down Downs How Hurt Imagery Intelligence Know Latest Passenger Pat Qaeda Reason Take Technology These Trying Types Us Using Want Whether]
Mr. Speaker, we are a blessed Nation. We have not suffered another attack on our soil since September 11, and we are grateful. We have killed or captured dozens of members of al Qaeda and the Taliban. Our military and intelligence forces are working both hard and smart. Marsha Blackburn
[ Al Another Attack Blessed Both Captured Dozens Forces Grateful Hard Intelligence Killed Members Military Mr Nation Our Qaeda September Since Smart Soil Speaker Suffered Taliban Working]
The effort to blur the lines between Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib reflects a deep misunderstanding about the different legal regimes that apply to Iraq and the war against al Qaeda. John Yoo
[ Abu Against Al Apply Between Blur Deep Different Effort Ghraib Guantanamo Iraq Legal Lines Misunderstanding Qaeda Reflects Regimes War]
And beyond that, the next issue is how do we guarantee one of these weapons, not necessarily this missile, but nuclear weapons ends up in the hands of Al Qaeda or some other terrorist group. Lawrence Eagleburger
[ Al Beyond Ends Group Guarantee Hands How Issue Missile Necessarily Next Nuclear Other Qaeda Some Terrorist These Up Weapons]
While it may be true that the UAE has been an ally since the September 11, 2001, attacks, the American people know it has also harbored and aided some of the al Qaeda agents who were involved in that attack. Bart Gordon
[ Agents Aided Al Ally Also American Attack Attacks Been Harbored Involved Know May Qaeda September Since Some True Were While]
Al Qaeda is not the organization now that it was before. It is under stress organizationally. Its leadership spends more time trying to figure out how to keep from getting caught than they do trying to launch operations. Cofer Black
[ Al Before Caught Figure Getting How Keep Launch Leadership More Now Operations Organization Out Qaeda Spends Stress Than Time Trying Under]
Al Qaeda is still a threat. We cannot pretend somehow that because Barack Hussein Obama got elected as president, suddenly everything is going to be OK. Barack Obama
[ Al Barack Because Cannot Elected Everything Going Got Hussein Obama Obama Ok President Pretend Qaeda Somehow Still Suddenly Threat]
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. Clare Short
[ After Al America Claimed Country Deceived Happened Iraq Know Lie Minister Now Our Own Prime Qaeda September Terribly Then]
The mission - the overall mission is to dismantle and defeat and disrupt al-Qaeda. But we have to make sure there's not a safe haven that returns in Afghanistan. Michael Mullen
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No one should be surprised when Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda detonate a weapon of mass destruction in the United States. I don't believe in inevitability. But I think it's pretty close to being inevitable. Michael Scheuer
[ Al Being Believe Bin Close Destruction Detonate Inevitability Inevitable Laden Mass Osama Pretty Qaeda Should States Surprised Think United Weapon]
Since September 11, 2001, the powerful coalition of nations, led by the United States, has seen many successes against al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups. It is imperative that we remain united and steadfast in the quest to defeat terrorism around the world. Kenny Marchant
[ Against Al-Qaeda Around Coalition Defeat Groups Imperative Led Many Nations Other Powerful Quest Remain Seen September Since States Steadfast Successes Terrorism Terrorist United World]
It was Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda who attacked the U.S. on September 11, 2001, not Saddam Hussein and Iraq. Peter DeFazio
[ Al-Qaeda Attacked Bin Hussein Iraq Laden Osama Saddam September]
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]
I think it is important for Europe to understand that even though I am president and George Bush is not president, Al Qaeda is still a threat. Barack Obama
[ Al Am Bush Europe Even George Important President Qaeda Still Think Though Threat Understand]
This is technology that will not go away. And to risk it moving into the hands of a terrorist group like al Qaeda or to other focused enemies of the United States, would have tragic consequences. John Sununu
[ Al Away Consequences Enemies Focused Go Group Hands Into Moving Other Qaeda Risk States Technology Terrorist Tragic United Will Would]