Quotes: afghanistan

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  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
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    'Each One Lost' I wrote the day after I got home. My week in Afghanistan was a very short trip, but it was a powerful experience.
  • Ben Nelson
    Ben Nelson
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    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.
  • Barbara Lee
    Barbara Lee
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    As the daughter of a 25-year veteran of the armed forces, I am incredibly thankful for the sacrifices our women and men have made in Iraq, and continue to make in Afghanistan.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
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    During the Cold War, America undertook serious military cuts only once: after the election of Richard Nixon, during the Vietnam War. The result: Vietnam fell to the Communists, the Russians moved into Afghanistan, and American influence around the globe waned dramatically.
  • Bob Ainsworth
    Bob Ainsworth
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    Failure in Afghanistan would have profound consequences for our national security. It would undermine the NATO alliance structure that has been the bedrock of Britain's defence for the last 60 years... I will not allow this to happen on my watch.
  • Bob Graham
    Bob Graham
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    Gen. Tommy Franks told me the war was being compromised as specialized personnel and equipment were being shifted from Afghanistan to prepare for the war in Iraq - a war more than a year away.
  • Burton Rascoe
    Burton Rascoe
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    I felt exactly like the man in the advertisement who has not devoted fifteen minutes a day to the study of the classics. If only (I thought) I had devoted fifteen minutes a day to the cultivation of the aesthetic attitude! I could bound Afghanistan.
    Source: Contemporary Reminiscences in Arts & Decoration, Vol. 26 (1927)
  • Alcee Hastings
    Alcee Hastings
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    If today is anything like the typical day of the past 3 years, three American soldiers will die in Iraq or Afghanistan, the Taliban will get a little stronger in Afghanistan and the civil war will continue to be enhanced in Iraq.
  • Alex Cox
    Alex Cox
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    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.
  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto
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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.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
    Barack Obama
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    Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Our presence in Afghanistan is not worth the price of any more American lives or treasure.
  • William E. Gladstone
    William E. Gladstone
    British Liberal Prime Minister, Statesman 1809-1888
    William E. Gladstone
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    Remember the rights of the savage, as we call him. Remember that the happiness of his humble home, remember that the sanctity of life in the hill villages of Afghanistan, among the winter snows, is as inviolable in the eye of Almighty God, as can be your own.
  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol
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    The first two battles of this new era are now over. The battles of Afghanistan and Iraq has been won decisively and honorably.
    Source: April 28, 2003
  • Carl Levin
    Carl Levin
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    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.
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