He is saying that we should hand over power to the United Nations, ... The United Nations is totally incapable of doing any kind of job as pacifying or removing terrorism from a country like Iraq.
just a lot of criticism and pessimism.
I was not persuasive enough to persuade the president that the Marines were there on an impossible mission.
They had no mission but to sit at the airport, which is just like sitting in a bull's-eye. I begged the president at least to pull them back and put them back on their transports as a more defensible position.
He was just a worn-out guy.
is a very minor matter, but made very important. ... It was made far bigger than its actual importance.
called <br/> Peter Wallison -- Told him Colin Powell had only minimum involvement on <br/> Iran.
We are at war
This will not be an easy task. We are fully embarked on it, we are not embarked on it to go half-way, we are embarked on it to win.
I think we could have done a little better
Sanctions and negotiations can be very ineffective, and indeed foolish, unless the people you are talking with and negotiating with and trying to reach agreements with are people who can be trusted to keep their word.
It took the Gulf War to demonstrate that America did want more than one friend in the Mideast, and also was willing to take and make major risks to prevent a small Muslim country, Kuwait, from being overrun and in effect stolen by Iraq.
Here rests the soul of our nation - here also should be our conscience.
I think women are too valuable to be in combat.