I’m a huge proponent of exchanges, student exchanges, cultural exchanges, university exchanges. We talk a lot about public diplomacy, … It’s extremely important that we get our message out, but it’s also the case that we should not have a monologue with other people. It has to be a conversation, and you can’t do that...
I don’t think anybody can take the word of Saddam Hussein and his regime, and certainly an American president and allies who are obligated to worry about the safety and security of our countries, cannot take the word of this dictator, who lies, pathologically lies.
Most people assume on the ground that it probably has passed,
Countries like Iran threaten the effectiveness of the global [nuclear] non-proliferation regime.
The French will have to make their own determination.
If we quit now, we will abandon Iraq’s democrats at the time of greatest need,
Human trafficking is nothing less than a modern form of slavery,
is going to work hard to reform and strengthen the public diplomacy efforts.
[The White House condemned the strikes as a] a heinous act of terror … great tragedy.
I am certainly not worried about the rise of left-of-center governments,
Our task now is to build on the momentum of that withdrawal.
Hijacking before 9/11 and hijacking after 9/11 mean two very different things.
message and policy are very much a part, you know, two parts of the same coin.
If those political conditions can come into place, then perhaps we can move forward.
They have now crossed a point where they are in open defiance [of the world community].
a man of dignity, honor and integrity, who devoted his life to bringing peace to Sri Lanka.
Even an initial reading of the report is deeply troubling.
A lot is being done to bring additional protective measures, particularly the critical infrastructure locations around the United States, … There is a very active … program of coordination on this particular period of time with both public and private entities and at the federal, state and local levels.
The northwest is very different from what I could have imagined.