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Afghanistan Quotes

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We have to fight radical Islam wherever it exists.
It's in Afghanistan, it's in Saudi Arabia,
throughout the Middle-East in big numbers and it's in the United States.
- Tom Tancredo

Ataturk sent several Turkish staff officers to Afghanistan,
helped them build their own army.
- Bulent Ecevit

The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and
Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining
the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude.
- Steve Buyer

We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing
our national leaders from having the flexibility to
confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan,
but crises around the globe.
- Jack Reed

 

Lasting peace and security in Iraq and Afghanistan
will be achieved when we establish the conditions for democratic,
economically viable nations.
- John Warner

The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free,
and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend.
- George W. Bush

Last year I traveled to the Middle East to visit with troops in Kuwait,
Iraq, and Afghanistan.
- Kenny Marchant

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Military hardliners called me a 'security threat' for
promoting peace in South Asia and for supporting a
broad-based government in Afghanistan.
- Benazir Bhutto

Let us also reflect on the honorable service of our
men and women of the U.S.
Armed Forces currently serving our country overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan,
and around the world.
- John Linder

To leave Afghanistan as a playground for terrorists
and adventurers was simply not possible anymore.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

I am ready to sacrifice everything in completing the
unfinished agenda of our noble jihad...
until there is no bloodshed in Afghanistan and Islam
becomes a way of life for our people.
- Mohammed Omar

I'm also working with Mrs.
Bush on some education projects in Afghanistan,
so I get to see her a great deal.
- Karen Hughes

The brave and capable women who served in Iraq and
Afghanistan have performed admirably.
- Susan Davis

Even though the Bush campaign ad tells you that Afghanistan
is a new democracy at the Olympics because of Bush's efforts,
Afghanistan hasn't actually had an election.
- Peter Schuyler

Make no mistake, our troops will be in Afghanistan
and Iraq for a long time.
- Jerry Costello

Kids coming back from Iraq and Afghanistan deserve
to come back to 21st century medical care.
- Anthony Principi

In Afghanistan, this is the problem,
because everybody holds a piece of that mirror,
and they all look at it and claim that they hold the entire truth.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

When al-Qaeda was on the run from Afghanistan crossing through Iran,
some were arrested and they are imprisoned.
Some of them are charged with some actions in Iran.
- Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

I am now concerned with women's issues in a different way:
women from Afghanistan,
from Cambodia.
- Emma Bonino

Our presence in Afghanistan is not worth the price
of any more American lives or treasure.
- Camille Paglia

We are particularly interested in the mental health
programs and policies that support our troops and their families before,
during, and after deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan.
- John M. McHugh

It was essentially for self defence that we went to
war in Afghanistan and would go to war in Iraq.
- Douglas Hurd

Afghanistan is a land-locked country.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

I believe that everyone can appreciate the right of
a family to grieve the loss of a loved one in peace,
regardless of anyone's position on the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- Dave Reichert

There's an 800 kilometer border between Iran and Afghanistan.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

What President Bush did in his doctrine of preemptive
strike and in his war in Afghanistan and in Iraq was
to turn even his allies in Europe negatively toward America.
- Louis Farrakhan

Romania will continue to fulfil its obligations in Afghanistan and Iraq.
- Traian Basescu

Afghan society is very complex, and Afghanistan has a very complex culture.
Part of the reason it has remained unknown is because of this complexity.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Cults, or related social movements such as the Taliban in Afghanistan,
result in massive military expenses.
- Keith Henson

India has been contributing very much to the reconstruction of Afghanistan;
we are strongly engaged there.
- Joschka Fischer

The terrorist attacks of September 11th and the courageous
actions of our armed forces in Afghanistan and Iraq
remind us that friends of tyranny and enemies of freedom still exist.
- Carl Levin

As for the United States' future in Afghanistan,
it will be fire and hell and total defeat,
God willing, as it was for their predecessors -
the Soviets and,
before them, the British.
- Mohammed Omar

The war being fought in Afghanistan and Iraq is bringing
about a fundamental change to the environment that
has given rise and power to the extremists who export terrorism.
- Craig L. Thomas

We have been helping, trying to help Afghanistan in many ways,
even from the beginning of...
the beginnings of the '20s, 1920s, when he we were
fighting our own national struggle.
- Bulent Ecevit

Clinton has more important things to worry about.
He not only risks being destroyed historically,
like Afghanistan's Buddha statues; he also could end up going to jail.
- Ed Koch

A democratic and stable Iraq and Afghanistan are essential
to our broader efforts to make no place safe for terrorists
and to win the War on Terrorism.
- Ben Nelson

The big nest was in Afghanistan, thats not quite cleared,
then there are nests in the Philippines,
there are nests in Indonesia, the Malaysians are clearing up their nests.
- Lee Kuan Yew

Now I'm doing a film festival for kids and writing
a script about a kidnapped journalist in Afghanistan.
- Olivia Wilde

Where's the progress that we're going to see in Afghanistan?
You have to keep public support both on the economy
and the war or these things will really become troubling.
- Doris Kearns Goodwin

Look at Iraq; look at Afghanistan, where at great personal
physical risk people have gone to the polls and have
rejected the appeal from Bin Laden and his allies to stay at home.
- Gijs de Vries

We are not in Afghanistan for the sake of the education
policy in a broken 13th-century country.
We are there so the people of Britain and our global
interests are not threatened.
- Liam Fox

But also, there are no films being made about Afghanistan.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

They're criminals, they brutalized Afghanistan,
they killed our people, they destroyed our land.
- Hamid Karzai

According to the official version of history,
CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980,
that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan,
24 Dec 1979.
- Zbigniew Brzezinski

The misery in war-torn Afghanistan is reminiscent of
images from the Thirty Years' War.
- Jurgen Habermas

Canada is preparing to play a major role in the continued
stability and security of Afghanistan through ISAF.
- Paul Cellucci

I understand why so many Americans were angry when
I was first discovered in Afghanistan.
I realize many still are, but I hope in time that feeling will change.
- John Walker Lindh

Now, al Qaeda's on the run.
Afghanistan is no longer a base of operations.
The Afghan government is a friendly government that
is trying to bring democracy to its people.
- Condoleezza Rice

Another part of the global war on terrorism that Canada
and the United States are working on together is in helping failed states,
states like Afghanistan, where people have no voice.
- Paul Cellucci

Several million people inside and outside Afghanistan
are destitute and desperately in need of help.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

The Buddhas had to be destroyed by the Taliban to get
the world thinking about Afghanistan.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

We can't afford to see Afghanistan roll backwards into
a failed state that could become a base from which
terrorist campaigns can be launched anywhere in the world.
- Liam Fox

It's always a mistake for writers to key their submissions to world events,
because they move so quickly and unpredictably,
as has certainly proven the case in Afghanistan.
- Richard Curtis

Since the intervention in Afghanistan,
we suddenly began to notice when, in political discussions,
we found ourselves only among Europeans or Israelis.
- Jurgen Habermas

Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left
the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent
Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.
- Ted Rall

The true credit for our safety and security goes to
our men and women who are serving in places like Iraq
and Afghanistan in the global war on terrorism.
- Asa Hutchinson

The mission - the overall mission is to dismantle and
defeat and disrupt al-Qaeda.
But we have to make sure there's not a safe haven that returns in Afghanistan.
- Michael Mullen

There's no country in the world that's more devastated
from natural resources than Afghanistan.
- Jim Fowler

An interim government was set up in Afghanistan.
It included two women, one of whom was Minister of Women's Affairs.
Man, who'd she have to show here ankles to to get that job?
- Tina Fey

I believe in the transformational power of liberty.
I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation's interests.
I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation's interest.
- George W. Bush

We haven't been out in many of these countries helping
them build infrastructure.
How would they look at us today if we had been there
helping them with some of that,
rather than just being the people who are going to
bomb in Iraq and go to Afghanistan?
- Patty Murray

It's interesting actually, what's gone on with that footage,
and also what happened with the footage from the war in Afghanistan,
is that our news reporting is pretty much along the
lines of pornography now.
- Alex Cox

Well, first, the situation in Afghanistan is much better than it was.
But there is no comparison between Afghanistan and Iraq.
Iraq has a bureaucracy, Iraq has wealth.
Iraq has an educated class of people who are positioned
to come in and take over.
- Peter King

I also know that there are a lot of people around the
United States who want my husband to win and who are
for him and who support our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
And I feel good about those people, too.
- Laura Bush

We didn't do anything wrong, but among the lessons learned,
given the magnitude of the problems we now face in Afghanistan,
a major U.S.
force on the ground would convince the world we were
in for the long-haul recovery of a country devastated by 21 years of warfare.
- Alexander Haig

We are so appreciative of the men and women in uniform who are protecting us,
whether in Afghanistan or Iraq or on ships around the world.
For our security, they are taking the offensive to the terrorists overseas.
- George Allen

We all know that, unfortunately, the media does not
always portray the good things that are happening in Iraq and Afghanistan,
and this will be a great opportunity for us to glean
some information from the Iraqi women who are here
for us to also take back to our constituents.
- Ginny B. Waite

From my films, you can at least learn about Iran,
you can get a sense of the history and the society.
But no such films have been made about Afghanistan,
so you really can't know much about it.
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf

But I knew that what had happened was an eye-opener
not only to the United States but also to Pakistan,
who realized that after what has happened on the 11th of September,
it was simply impossible to continue to play those games in Afghanistan.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

I'm finding myself really angry over spending and the deficit.
I'm finding myself really angry over what's happening in the Middle East,
the decision to stay in Afghanistan indefinitely.
I'm angry about cap and trade.
And I've been on record for a long time on the failed war on drugs.
- Gary Johnson

Instead, we did take our eye off the ball.
We decided, instead of finishing the job in Afghanistan,
to go into Iraq.
And today, unfortunately, if you look at the situation on the ground,
it is a mess.
- Chris Van Hollen


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