[But the United States of America invaded Iraq and removed Saddam Hussein to] bring democracy and freedom and human rights to the Iraqi people. ... When you are the good guys, you've got to act like the good guys.
We are ready to sacrifice our souls, our children and our families so as not to give up Iraq. We say this so no one will think that America is capable of breaking the will of the Iraqis with its weapons.
Iraq was in clear material violation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1441. They maintained programs and activities, and they certainly had the intentions at a point to resume their programs. So there was a lot they wanted to hide because it showed what they were doing that was illegal.
Little progress was made in the solution of outstanding issues... The long list of proscribed items unaccounted for and as such resulting in unresolved disarmament issues was not shortened either by the inspections or by Iraqi declarations and documentation.
[Some U.S. lawmakers, particularly Democrats, remained leery of the prospect of war even after Powell's speech. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Massachusetts, said Powell had made a] very strong case ... in blood and treasure.
Do you know the pretext this time? (Washington) is saying that Iraq is threatening the American aircraft of aggression, which break through its air, trespassing upon its skies, sovereignty, land, people and wealth,
[President Bush has said the United States is willing to pursue a war with Iraq even without a second United Nations resolution to specifically authorize a war. This week, Bush said] there's only one thing ... full disarmament.
This was an informing operation, like any policeman when he tells something to his station or any citizen who sees or hears (a crime). To say that those people were sentenced to death because Abdullah wrote or it was said that he wrote it, this is rubbish.
How am I supposed to use the open toilet while all my colleagues are around me watching? Is this the humanity you claim to have? If you are trying to humiliate me, then keep in mind that nothing can humiliate Saddam.