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Yoweri Museveni Quotes and Sayings

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What is the Geneva Convention on wars!
I have never read it.
- Yoweri Museveni

May the soul of the late President Milton Obote...
a long-time member of this parliament,
rest in peace.
- Yoweri Museveni

We used to fight the LRA with only one dimensional
force that only walks on foot,
but now, we have got multiple forces to fight the rebels.
- Yoweri Museveni

None of the parties want this conflict to go on.
- Yoweri Museveni

 

I've never heard an agency say, 'Unless you industrialize I will not support you'.
- Yoweri Museveni

Military police know what to do, they know the Geneva Conventions,
and their objective is to provide a safe,
secure, fair environment for prisoners under their control.
- Janis Karpinski

At Geneva, the neutral states were often in agreement
concerning the preliminaries for Genoa,
and Genoa itself was marked by a quite natural mutual exchange of ideas.
- Hjalmar Branting

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After the 1954 Geneva international conference,
Vietnam was divided into two parts.
On paper, North and South Vietnam were twin countries born at the same moment.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

Under the Geneva Convention, for example,
a POW is required only to provide name,
rank, and serial number and cannot receive any benefits for cooperating.
- John Yoo

In 1958, I was a delegate to the Atoms for Peace conference in Geneva.
- Frederick Reines

There are no European voices at Geneva,
there are no European voices at START.
- E. P. Thompson

Applying different standards to al Qaeda does not abandon Geneva,
but only recognizes that the U.S.
faces a stateless enemy never contemplated by the Conventions.
- John Yoo

This war no longer has anything to do with knightly
conduct or with the agreements of the Geneva Convention.
- Wilhelm Keitel

That is because the conflict with al Qaeda is not governed
by the Geneva Conventions,
which applies only to international conflicts between
states that have signed them.
- John Yoo

However, the Department of Defense treats these detainees
in accord with the Geneva Convention,
even though that is not required because of the inhumane
methods used by these killers.
- Bill Shuster

A kid in an abusive home has far fewer rights than any POW.
There is no Geneva Convention for kids.
- Andrew Vachss

It is also worth asking whether the strict limitations
of Geneva make sense in a war against terrorists.
- John Yoo

If we say the Geneva Convention is obsolete,
then what do others who have our soldiers say?
- Charles Schumer

There was a war crimes trial because an American prisoner
had been shot trying to escape.
He had obviously been recaptured and shot,
and that violated the Geneva Convention.
- Charles Guggenheim

Under this scientific and moral pressure,
the Canadian government conceded publicly that the
use of these weapons in Vietnam was,
in their view, a contravention of the Geneva Protocol.
- John Charles Polanyi

After the outbreak of war, in April 1940,
we left Geneva with our three children aged 4 years,
2 years and 2 weeks only to become part of the disordered
refugee crowds fleeing across France from the German army.
- James Meade

The World Health Organisation has a lot of its medical
experts sitting in Geneva while hospitals in Africa
have no drugs and desperate patients are forced to
seek medication on the black market.
- Pauline Hanson

I started writing and photographing for different publications
and finally ended up being the correspondent in South Asia,
for the Geneva-based Journal de Geneve,
which at one time used to be one of the best international newspapers in Europe.
- Francois Gautier

Human-rights advocates, for example,
claim that the mistreatment of Iraqi prisoners is of
a piece with President Bush's 2002 decision to deny
al Qaeda and Taliban fighters the legal status of prisoners
of war under the Geneva Conventions.
- John Yoo

Nonetheless, Article 5 makes clear that if an Iraqi
civilian who is not a member of the armed forces,
has engaged in attacks on Coalition forces,
the Geneva Convention permits the use of more coercive
interrogation approaches to prevent future attacks.
- John Yoo

The Pentagon said that these prisoners were kept in
accordance with the Geneva Convention,
and of course I was not reassured by that,
but I couldn't prove that that was wrong;
so we're clearer about that.
- Peter Singer

It is important to recognize the differences between
the war in Iraq and the war on terrorism.
The treatment of those detained at Abu Ghraib is governed
by the Geneva Conventions,
which have been signed by both the U.S.
and Iraq.
- John Yoo

Margaret had close links with Geneva where she had
spent some years as a student while her parents had
been wardens of the Quaker Hostel there and where she
had gone back as secretary to Gilbert Murray.
- James Meade

If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome;
if you believe the theologians,
nothing is innocent; if you believe the military,
nothing is safe.
- Lord Salisbury

The military don't start wars.
Politicians start wars.
- William Westmoreland

The military has been tremendously important in the
past during catastrophes and in protecting the population.
But it shouldn't become an auxiliary police force.
- Otto Schily

We all know that in war the political and military
factors have to complement each other.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

The military wants a system that protects its policies and privileges.
- Benazir Bhutto

Only those who are ideologically opposed to military
programs think of the defense budget as the first and
best place to get resources for social welfare needs.
- Herman Kahn

It is incumbent upon us to respond to the unique needs
of military women and ensure they receive proper care
during the first year following childbirth.
- Susan Collins

In the light of the actual fighting that is now in progress,
we have reached the point where the military considerations
clearly outweigh the fiscal considerations.
- Louis A. Johnson

Along the borders to Ethiopia and Somalia,
anarchy reigns, the police and military have retreated quite some distance.
- Richard Leakey

My hope is that gays will be running the world,
because then there would be no war.
Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.
- Roseanne Barr

A major power can afford a military debacle only when
it looks like a political victory.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

Wherever I go for the military, they always call me Lt.
Dan.
They just can't help it.
- Gary Sinise

I don't think there's any reason on Earth why people
should have access to automatic and semiautomatic weapons
unless they're in the military or in the police.
- John Howard

Carl took on the military-industrial complex.
He campaigned around the world for an end to the production
of weapons of mass destruction.
To him it was a perversion of science.
- Ann Druyan

To avoid a military conflict, Saddam Hussein has no
other choice than to leave the country.
- Ari Fleischer

A military man can scarcely pride himself on having
smitten a sleeping enemy;
it is more a matter of shame,
simply, for the one smitten.
- Isoroku Yamamoto

The Cox Report documents a systematic,
well-planned effort by the Chinese military at the
highest levels to target and acquire technology for military modernization.
- Charles Foster Bass

The military lead turbulent lives, but they are people like everybody else.
- William Westmoreland

My trophy value exceeded my military usefulness.
- Lord Mountbatten

I grew up in a military family, and there's something
about that military-style uniform,
all cleaned up, a brutal control effort the military necessarily breeds.
- Max Cannon

A nation that continues year after year
to spend more money on military defense
than on programs of social uplift
is approaching spiritual doom.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

With freedom comes responsibility, and I can think
of no responsibility greater than putting on a U.S
military uniform and standing in the gap between an
enemy threat and civilian life.
- Zack Wamp

Be a military flier or be in a band;
those were the two hippest things I could imagine.
- Nick Lowe

That's the reason some schools of thinking don't rule
out a destruction of the Chinese military potential
before the situation grows worse than it is today.
It's bad enough now.
- Curtis Lemay

And like the old soldier in that ballad,
I now close my military career and just fade away,
an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave
him the sight to see that duty.
- Douglas MacArthur

The US military still blames the media for stories
and images that turned the American public against the war in Vietnam.
- Bruce Jackson

Before a war military science seems a real science,
like astronomy; but after a war it seems more like astrology.
- Rebecca West

In this ever-changing world, it's more important than
ever that our top-notch military continues to receive
the resources needed to serve and protect our country.
- Max Baucus

Nothing so comforts the military mind as the maxim
of a great but dead general.
- Barbara Tuchman

I think there has to be greater heed paid by the Security
Council members to military advice.
- Alex Morrison

My father-in-law was once Chairman of Military Affairs in the Senate,
the latter part of the Wilson Administrations.
He knew a lot about and was fond of the Army.
- Stuart Symington

U.S.
officials and outside experts agree that China is undertaking
a comprehensive modernization of its military.
The Chinese military has gotten smaller but smarter.
- Lee H. Hamilton

This is still a man's profession, with a lot of men
who intellectually and emotionally have not accepted
that the military could be women's work.
- Lawrence Korb

A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that
you can't find in an army without morale.
- Jalal Talabani

We do a hard fantasy as well as hard science fiction,
and I think I probably single-handedly recreated military science fiction.
It was dead before I started working in it.
- Jerry Pournelle

Throughout the history of our young nation,
we have seen our military go bravely into battle,
armed with courage and willing to make the ultimate sacrifice.
- John M. McHugh

Most people associate command and control leadership with the military.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

Sometimes I sit down to dinner with people and I realize
there is a massive military machine surrounding us,
trying to kill the people I'm having dinner with.
- Rachel Corrie

I always ask two questions: How many countries have
military bases in the United States? And in how many
countries does the United States not have military bases?
- Jose Saramago

Washington is like a self-sealing tank on a military aircraft.
When a bullet passes through, it closes up.
- Dean Acheson

Military troops were withdrawn from Chechnya on Dec.
31, 1996.
- Akhmad Kadyrov

Putting women in military combat is the cutting edge
of the feminist goal to force us into an androgynous society.
- Phyllis Schlafly

Pakistan could be uneasy on the position of Indian military.
But both the countries should take a bold decision,
breaking from their past, to transform their relationship.
- Simon Cameron


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