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We would like to have friendly regimes with enough broad participation of their populations to maintain long-term stability, so that we would have not only…
We went into Iraq because Iraq posed a threat to the stability of the region and was engaged in the process of trying to develop…
I wouldn’t even know – and I spent three years in the CIA – I wouldn’t even know how you’d start a covert action program…
Of course, China is a key to the North Korea if we’re going to solve that riddle, but they could also be helpful on Iraq,…
I think the real target of al-Qaeda is Saudi Arabia by the way. They hate us and we’re a vehicle to get at Saudi Arabia.…
And we ought to work our diplomacy first and I think it’s a reason it’s going to respond increasingly to our diplomacy particularly with the…
My understanding is that what was provided was general order of battle information, not operational intelligence. I certainly have no knowledge of US participation in…
Look at what the Omar of Qatar is doing, for example – the King of Morocco, Jordan, Bahrain. There are reform movements taking place, efforts…
I can remember when I was National Security Adviser, the intelligence community told us… they put out an intelligence report saying that Iran would never…
But at the same time, I think we recognize we can’t impose democracy from without, particularly American-style democracy. We need to work with those elements…
And I argued with that intelligence estimate and I think it is a responsibility of policymakers to use their best judgment on the basis of…
These are all elements, but the main thing we can do in the Middle East is encourage the reformist elements.
The budget evolved from a management tool into an obstacle to management.
There’s clearly something to be said for success and following through on your commitments.
Over a period of time, I think the popular will in Iran will prevail.
It took us 50 months in Germany, post World War II to go from the end of the war to a national election.
The Crown Prince has said he needs to broaden political participation in the governing of Saudi Arabia.
Intelligence is not a science.
Policymakers have to make judgments based on the best intelligence they get.
So, I think even in Saudi Arabia there is movement. And we have to remember that over the years they’ve stabilized the oil price and…
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