17 Total Quotes

Alan Doss Quotes

We hope that the current calm and stability will gradually install itself throughout the country.
Alan Doss
#Country

The observer mission has termed the elections free and fair. Party representatives were present in, I believe, just about every polling station and they signed off on the records.
Alan Doss
#Elections

offered the people of Liberia an opportunity to leave behind the conflict that has devastated this country for so long and turned the page on a very dark chapter in their history.
Alan Doss
#Conflict

Right now, Liberia is a country on life support,
Alan Doss
#Country

Right now, Liberia is a country on life support. But this is the best opportunity it has had for decades.
Alan Doss
#Country

The Liberian people have made their choice through the ballot today, and we are all obliged to respect the choice made by the men and women of this nation,
Alan Doss
#Choice

remain on full alert throughout the country to ensure a secured environment.
Alan Doss
#Country

The greatest danger now is that expectations are too high. The euphoria of the end of the conflict will soon be forgotten.
Alan Doss
#Conflict

Poverty is pervasive, the productive base of the economy has been destroyed. None of that can be fixed with the best will in the world in a few months,
Alan Doss
#Economy

The United States has made a start here, training the army, but this goes beyond one partner and I hope others will come in,
Alan Doss
#Army

The government will have to be inclusive. If [it isn't] the old nightmares will come back to haunt them.
Alan Doss
#Government

Considerable assistance from donors, including debt relief, will be needed in the early years. That is inevitable because there are things that government needs to do: infrastructure has to be built, and so on.
Alan Doss
#Debt

We have to give the new government, initially, the benefit of the doubt. Help them get moving quickly so people see a difference. If a few years from now they sense that nothing has changed . . . there could be trouble again.
Alan Doss
#Doubt

While we do not know which candidates will be chosen as the newly elected leaders of a democratically elected government of Liberia, we do know that today Liberians voted, cast their ballots for peace and for a new Liberia,
Alan Doss
#Government

While we do not know which candidates will be chosen as the newly elected leaders of a democratically elected government of Liberia, we do know that today Liberians voted, cast their ballots for peace and for a new Liberia.
Alan Doss
#Government

Liberia has been the epicenter of progressive waves of instability that have swept through this region over the past 25 years,
Alan Doss
#Past

We are doing and will continue to do cordon and search operations based on intelligence tip-offs where we go and raid premises to recover any hidden caches,
Alan Doss
#Intelligence