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will focus on his vision of a united trans-Atlantic community, working together to promote freedom and democracy, particularly in the broader Middle East.
Stephen Hadley
#Community

The spread of democracy will make the Middle East a safer neighborhood for Israel. An American retreat from Iraq, on the other hand, would only strengthen the terrorists who seek the enslavement of Iraq and the eventual destruction of Israel.
Stephen Hadley
#Democracy

The president's National Security Strategy charts the way forward along the path of confidence. It is a strategy of leadership. It is a strategy of partnership. It is a strategy that protects America's vital interests, reflects America's history and promotes America's highest ideals.
Stephen Hadley
#Confidence

There are questions raised in the Congress, and what this delay allows is for those questions to be addressed on the Hill. There's nothing to reopen.
Stephen Hadley
#Congress

The relationship with China is extremely complex. We have areas of very positive cooperation with China.
Stephen Hadley
#Cooperation

Obviously, we didn't have the intelligence we needed in that particular instance. In some sense, those countries that pursue weapons of mass destruction in secret also learned an important lesson - that there are risks of that kind of behavior and that kind of activity.
Stephen Hadley
#Intelligence

It's also an opportunity to pay tribute to the people of the Slovak Republic, and also other countries in the region, for the right choices they made in pursuing democracy and freedom.
Stephen Hadley
#Opportunity

We do not rule out the use of force before attacks occur, even if uncertainty remains as to the time and place of the enemy's attack.
Stephen Hadley
#Force

The terror threatens all of us. You had seen terror attacks in Britain, in Spain, in Italy, in Turkey, in Russia, in Egypt, in Jordan, in Saudi Arabia. This is a threat, really, to the civilized world. We need to cooperate together to deal with this terror threat that threatens all of us. We are cooperating with a number of countries.
Stephen Hadley
#Italy

You know, we have learned to expect that big meetings tend sometimes to attract big crowds of demonstrators, ... The issues vary.
Stephen Hadley
#Crowd

Our statements about the threat posed by Saddam Hussein were based on the aggregation of intelligence from a number of sources and represented the collective view of the intelligence community,
Stephen Hadley
#Intelligence

This is not a trip where the president has to come with a deliverable or an initiative.
Stephen Hadley
#Initiative

This is not a trip where the president has to come with a deliverable or initiative, ... We've got a range of issues.
Stephen Hadley
#Initiative

What happens if on September 7th of 2001, we had gotten one of the hijackers and based on information associated with that arrest, believed that within four days, there's going to be a devastating attack on the United States?
Stephen Hadley
#Information

Our statements about the threat posed by Saddam Hussein were based on the aggregation of intelligence from a number of sources and represented the collective view of the intelligence community.
Stephen Hadley
#Intelligence

We're making progress, but we're not yet there.
Stephen Hadley
#Progress

We're making progress, but we're not yet there. The Indians, hopefully, will have an opportunity from their end to see where we are, and we would expect those negotiations will continue by phone, document and the like, probably up to the president's visit.
Stephen Hadley
#Opportunity

Next week the president and Mrs. Bush will depart for South Asia. They will travel to India and Pakistan. This is the first trip of the president and Mrs. Bush to either country. They are very much looking forward to it.
Stephen Hadley
#Travel

The two countries are working together on a range of global issues, including counter terrorism, nonproliferation, energy and the environment, and the expansion of economic and political freedom.
Stephen Hadley
#Energy

It is planned as an opportunity for him to watch and learn a little bit about it. But, you know, who knows what he'll do? I have not asked him.
Stephen Hadley
#Opportunity

But this is not a risk-free undertaking.
Stephen Hadley
#Risk

What this means is that India, which has had a good record in safeguarding technology, but has largely stood out — from outside the global nonproliferation arrangements, is moving inside those arrangements. It is adopting practices and procedures, export controls and other safeguards that are much more in line with the international community's efforts to police proliferation and avoid proliferation.
Stephen Hadley
#Technology

We're confident, the president is confident, when Congress really understands the transaction they will conclude as he did, it's the right thing to do.
Stephen Hadley
#Congress

The violence seems to be diminishing.
Stephen Hadley
#Violence

What the Congress and the companies are able to work out, we'll support and cooperate with so long as it does not involve a summary decision by the Congress that blocks this transaction.
Stephen Hadley
#Congress

What is really interesting is the response of the various communities in Iraq. You have seen statements from all of them condemning the violence and indicating their resolve that there needs to be calm, no resort to violence, and movement forwards towards a unified government, which really is what Iraq needs.
Stephen Hadley
#Iraq

The violence seems to be diminishing. They've stared into the abyss a bit. I think they've all concluded that further violence . . . is not in their interests.
Stephen Hadley
#Violence

We would obviously like, and the Indians would like, to use the occasion of this [Bush] visit to reach agreement on this separation agreement, so-called. We think that would be a good thing, but it's important to have a good agreement that works for the Indians, works for the United States, will be acceptable to our Congress and to the nuclear suppliers group, and that's our objective. We'd like to get it before the trip [by Bush to India]. If we can, great. If we can't, we'll continue to negotiate it after the trip.
Stephen Hadley
#Agreement

At this point people are comfortable that the necessary precautions are in place but this is not a risk-free undertaking.
Stephen Hadley
#People

Pakistan is both an ally in the war on terror, and in some sense, a battleground of the war on terror.
Stephen Hadley
#American Politician