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As Americans, we want peace -- we work and sacrifice for peace -- and there can be no peace if our security depends on the will and whims of a ruthless And he is moving ever closer to developing a nuclear weapon. People everywhere prefer freedom to slavery; prosperity to squalor; self-government to the rule of terror and torture. She was notably less eager than Powell to ingratiate herself with Arab opinion.

This is going to be a long war. to your inbox each morning.Most popular1Michael Moore: If Elected, Donald Trump Would Be "Last President of the United States"2If Bernie Won Democratic Primary, Would We Now Be Looking at a Sanders I'm honored to be here tonight. But Americans indicated that they wanted allies and wanted the United Nations inspection process to proceed before military action was taken.

And these witnesses must be free to bring their families with them, so they are all beyond the reach of Saddam Hussein's terror and murder. There was no warning to Israel to stay out of the conflict with Iraq, even if it is attacked. Iraq is a land rich in culture, resources, and talent. Hussein could attempt ''cruel and desperate measures'' in response.

D.C." Sister Alice Gerdeman of the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center was one of the organizers. He knew what Cheney thought, & he decided not to ask Powell or Rumsfeld. “I could tell what they thought,” the president recalled. “I didn’t need to ask them their opinion But we need to have them suspend their enrichment and reprocessing, because what we don’t need to do is to negotiate while they’re perfecting the technologies that could lead to a A: If I did not have respect for Al Jazeera, I would not be doing this interview.

That is why we are urging the Security Council to adopt a new resolution setting out tough, immediate requirements. George W. Saddam Hussein has held numerous meetings with Iraqi nuclear scientists, a group he calls his "nuclear mujahedeen" -- his nuclear holy warriors. And Americans' questions about the necessity of war continue, according to a USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup Poll that found just over half support an attack on Iraq. "Facing clear evidence of peril, we

To ensure that we learn the truth, the regime must allow witnesses to its illegal activities to be interviewed outside of the country. You can’t say there are good terrorists and there are bad terrorists. Source: National Security Advisor Interview with Al Jazeera TV , Oct 16, 2001 Click here for definitions & background information on War & Peace. Some have argued that confronting the threat from Iraq could detract from the war against terror.

Some al Qaeda leaders who fled Afghanistan went to Iraq. "These include one very senior al Qaeda leader who received medical treatment in Baghdad this year, and who has been associated Many people have asked how close Saddam Hussein is to developing a nuclear weapon. It was not that anyone had intended to mislead, but my view was that if the CIA couldn't stand behind the claim, the President should never have said it.The Vice President inspections program was met with systematic deception.

His first audience, Congress, requires the least persuasion. Islam is a religion that respects innocent human life. Facing clear evidence of peril, we cannot wait for the final proof, the smoking gun that could come in the form of a mushroom cloud. If Saddam Hussein orders such measures, his generals would be well advised to refuse those orders.

A: We do not believe that Syria can be against al Qaeda, but in favor of other terrorist groups. A New York Times/CBS News poll published today showed strong support for confronting Iraq. In my view, it is the riskiest of all options -- because the longer we wait, the stronger and bolder Saddam Hussein will become. These include one very senior al Qaeda leader who received medical treatment in Baghdad this year, and who has been associated with planning for chemical and biological attacks.

And, of course, sophisticated delivery systems are not required for a chemical or biological attack -- all that might be required are a small container and one terrorist or Iraqi intelligence But we have had some discussions with Syria. A: Pres.

Source: TIES-Webzine interview at Hoover Institution, Stanford Univ. , Jun 25, 2000 Condoleezza Rice on Global War on Terror We don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud

All external sites will open in a new browser.CNN.com does not endorse external sites. Click here for MyOcracy.org quiz by Condoleezza Rice. Yet in his speech, Mr Bush appeared to acknowledge concerns emerging in opinion polls that a war with Iraq will not be easy. I am not willing to stake one American life on trusting Saddam Hussein.

About the link between Iraq developing weapons of terror, and the wider war on terror. Later this week the United States Congress will vote on this matter. Both houses of Congress are expected to give the president discretion to attack Iraq when they vote, probably by the end of the week.Over the weekend, even the Senate majority leader, Q: Overall, how do you perceive Al Jazeera as a credible or independent media?

But he outlined conditions that he does not expect Saddam to meet: destroying all chemical and biological weapons, ending his quest to build nuclear bombs and a new requirement to permit An error has occurred. Iraq has attempted to purchase high-strength aluminum tubes and other equipment needed for gas centrifuges, which are used to enrich uranium for nuclear weapons. Indeed, that is the question of the hour.

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