U.S. Policy on Iraq: Hearings Before the Committee on Armed Services, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, Second Session, September 19, 23, 25, 2002
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Стр. 24 - All the world now faces a test, and the United Nations a difficult and defining moment. Are Security Council resolutions to be honored and enforced, or cast aside without consequence? Will the United Nations serve the purpose of its founding, or will it be irrelevant?
Стр. 15 - States like these, and their terrorist allies, constitute an axis of evil, arming to threaten the peace of the world. By seeking weapons of mass destruction, these regimes pose a grave and growing danger. They could provide these arms to terrorists, giving them the means to match their hatred. They could attack our allies or attempt to blackmail the United States. In any of these cases, the price of indifference would be catastrophic.
Стр. 125 - Many of my generation, the career captains, majors, and lieutenant colonels seasoned in that war, vowed that when our turn came to call the shots, we would not quietly acquiesce in halfhearted warfare for half-baked reasons that the American people could not understand or support.
Стр. 18 - I will not wait on events, while dangers gather I will not stand by, as peril draws closer and closer.
Стр. 58 - Whereas, the President has authority under the Constitution to take action to deter and prevent acts of international terrorism against the United States...
Стр. 57 - Forces engaged in enforcing the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council; Whereas members of al Qaida, an organization bearing responsibility for attacks on the United States, its citizens, and interests, including the attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, are known to be in Iraq...
Стр. 5 - Mr. Chairman, members of the committee, I thank you for this opportunity to present these views.
Стр. 14 - Iraq to account. We will work with the UN Security Council for the necessary resolutions. But the purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced — the just demands of peace and security will be met — or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power.