a second-tier guy but one who knows things.
We have 18 more total events, five more significant events and 13 more nonsignificant events than originally reported. These new figures are accompanied by a dramatic increase in the numbers of casualties originally calculated.
unprecedented collaboration between the United States and foreign partners to defeat terrorism.
Terrorists have concluded, with the help of many others, that there may be a relationship between a terrorist action and an election in a democracy
These groups may decide that this is a good target date to look toward in all democracies.
I've heard people say this country wasn't at war. I want to tell you, Mr. Chairman ... we conducted ourselves at war ... We did the best we could under the law and with the resources provided and under our defined rules of engagement.
The United States government does not negotiate with terrorists
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at any time.
As long as there are people who are not happy with their lot in life, as long as the United States is perceived to somehow be the cause of this unhappiness, there will be terrorism.
Osama bin Laden's own words stated he has a war against the United States. He declared that American civilians should be considered as combatants.
The Pakistani government under Musharraf is a strong and key player in the global war on terrorism, and their contribution has been second to none.
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.
We operate under the law. Covert action authorities are communicated in a memorandum of notification.
No matter how many plots we uncover and disrupt, no matter how many terrorist organizations we degrade or destroy, another individual or group will rise to take their place.