Well we are hoping that the power of the community of free nations is such that our sovereignty our rights are not going to be challenged by anybody who's going try to undermine the freedom, the openness of our societies and our security.
We have a substantial number of countries that have pledged and provided all kinds of support for the United States in the event that war becomes necessary in Iraq.
The world community knows that Iraq has chemical weapons and biological weapons.
I think the essential message was that Saddam Hussein represented a serious threat to the United States and to our friends and allies in the region.
Peace, of course, is different from divorce; indeed, in essential respects, divorce is the opposite of peace.
We are a country that has many friends, many allies, when we operate in the world, we operate with friends and allies that's been true for decades and if we wind up going to war in Iraq it will be true in Iraq.
I don't think that anybody should be ruling in or ruling out anything while we are conducting diplomacy.
It was known in the mid 90s already that Saddam Hussein was a dangerous tyrant that he had already launched aggressions against Iran, he had invaded Kuwait.
I did think it was important to do what we could to train up Iraqis as a security force in advance of our military operation.
I'm concerned about getting Iraq on its feet.
The United States has some people in Europe with whom we disagree on this matter and a large number of people in Europe, including governments in Europe, with whom we agree.
If you live in Israel and you see the way life is there and then you go abroad and see the way Israel is reported on, the way that Israel gets reported on night after night is simply pictures of bombings or military actions.
I had done a lot of reading, relative for a kid, about World War Two, and I thought about Chamberlain a lot.
If all goes well, the Iraqis are going to have a country that's going to have a representative government and will be at peace with its neighbors and in the region.
The key to making the inspections work is the Iraqi government making the crucial decision that because of the international pressure Iraq has to disarm itself.