18 Total Quotes

Kenneth Bacon Quotes

We certainly know that Russians participated. Russian volunteers, mercenaries, we believe, did participate with paramilitary and other Serb forces.
Kenneth Bacon
#Believe

The KLA (Kosovo Liberation Army) is responding, but it's basically trying to get out of the way, to retreat to the hills and preserve itself. The bulk of the fighting is at the instigation of the Yugoslav forces.
Kenneth Bacon
#Army

The train is leaving the station. If diplomacy fails here, we will have to look at different options.
Kenneth Bacon
#Diplomacy

It may be that he (Hussein) is preparing to provoke another confrontation with the U.N.. These confrontations have been unsuccessful in the past, and I assume would be unsuccessful in the future as well.
Kenneth Bacon
#Confrontation

Their job is to distill the lessons learned so that we can improve our force protection (and) reduce the chances that we will be subject to another terrorist attack like this.
Kenneth Bacon
#Force

We need to do work on this policy. In short, offensive comments about homosexuals were commonplace and a majority believed that they were tolerated to some extent within the military.
Kenneth Bacon
#Majority

He has a choice now between cooperation and confrontation. Confrontation has not gotten him what he wanted. It might be time for him to try cooperation.
Kenneth Bacon
#Choice

What our lawyers have been looking at are the options we have for beginning to build the initial phases of this radar within the restrictions or terms of the ABM Treaty. And they have looked at that, and they have made some -- they have come up with some options which the president hasn't -- has not had a chance to decide on yet.
Kenneth Bacon
#Beginning

We have a powerful military force in the Gulf ready to protect our interests there. We have in the past used a variety of military assets, including Tomahawk (cruise) missiles and aircraft, to protect our interests. And we will be able to do that in the future.
Kenneth Bacon
#Force

You'll see an intensification of the campaign today, tomorrow and in the future.
Kenneth Bacon
#Future

A Greek government spokesman said he anticipated that they would be able to land soon and move through Greece to their posts.
Kenneth Bacon
#Government

We are continuing to focus on air defenses. We have made progress, particularly against its command and control elements.
Kenneth Bacon
#Control

The Russians have said they plan to stay out of this conflict and we take that commitment seriously.
Kenneth Bacon
#Commitment

It's difficult to be completely clear about what happened, but it looks as if a bulldozer or other earth moving equipment has been run over where the original graves used to be.
Kenneth Bacon
#Earth

Our impression is that they were mercenaries, but this is something that I'm sure will be looked into by war crimes investigators, who are now going into Kosovo in considerable numbers to try to figure out what happened and who was responsible for it.
Kenneth Bacon
#War

The current level of violence is unacceptable, and we're trying to make that clear in all sorts of communications to Milosevic and to his army and his police forces.
Kenneth Bacon
#Trying

Then the international community will have to decide what to do next, based on Milosevic's activities.
Kenneth Bacon
#Community

By far, the Navy and the Marines have been the most successful at public affairs.
Kenneth Bacon
#Marines