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From military forces, to law enforcement, to terrorist financing and intelligence, Poland's support and solidarity in this great struggle has been unqualified and America is deeply grateful,
Laura Bush
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Scott McClellan
Our intelligence indicates that Mr. Whittington may not have been who he presented himself to be. Had the vice president not acted, innocent American quail could have been killed.
Scott McClellan
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A CIA employee assigned to provide daily intelligence briefs to the Vice President and Libby has handwritten notes indicating that Libby referred to 'Joe Wilson' and 'Valerie Wilson' by those names in conversation with the briefer on June 14, 2003.
Patrick Fitzgerald
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raised several concerns about the fragmentary nature of the intelligence with National Security Council colleagues. Some of the language was changed.
George Tenet
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It has become clear that official intelligence was not relied on in making even the most significant national security decisions, that intelligence was misused publicly to justify decisions already made, that damaging ill will developed between policymakers and intelligence officers, and that the intelligence community's own work was politicized.
Paul Pillar
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Scott McClellan
The White House is not an intelligence-gathering agency.
Scott McClellan
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Scott McClellan
I cannot count how many times the president has said the intelligence was wrong.
Scott McClellan
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Willa Cather
All the intelligence and talent in the world can't make a singer. The voice is a wild thing. It can't be bred in captivity.
Willa Cather
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George Santayana
Intelligence is quickness in seeing things as they are
George Santayana
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Let me say this. I'm the Director of -- I'm the Director of Central Intelligence. The President of the United States sees me six days a week, every day. I tell him what the American intelligence community believes,
George Tenet
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It has become clear that official intelligence was not relied on in making even the most significant national security decisions, that intelligence was misused publicly to justify decisions already made, that damaging ill will developed between [Bush] policy-makers and intelligence officers, and that the intelligence community's own work was politicized.
Paul Pillar
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How is it possible that we're getting better intelligence than you're getting? We had a National Guardsman who was talking to us, who was telling us he estimated the crowd at 50,000 people. I don't understand how FEMA cannot have this information.
Soledad O'Brien
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If young men had wit and old men strength everything might be well done
Italian Proverb
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The fact that no one wants to take responsibility for the intelligence failures is unbelievable.
Tom Ford
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Our troops can prevail on the battlefield, our intelligence agencies can identify terrorist cells and our defensive measure can foil plots, but the long term key to our national security is isolating the extremists and radical terrorists by helping create a competing and more powerful vision of the future of the Middle East and the Muslim world,
Tim Roemer
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It is a disgusting possibility that members of the Senate would actually try to politicize intelligence, especially at a time of war, even apparently reaching conclusions before investigations have been performed,
John Kyl
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Our founders insisted on checks on presidential power to protect our nation's legacy of liberty. The Senate Intelligence Committee must transcend party politics and insist on facts, not rhetoric. The American people deserve the truth, not a whitewash by their elected representatives. Our security and liberty are far too important to be sacrificed in order to protect a president that has hidden from Congress and the public his decision that he need not follow the laws that protect the rights of ordinary Americans.
Lisa Graves
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Duncan has good speed, skills and quickness and plays with tenacity and intelligence.
Dick Nyman
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I don't know if it's anything to be alarmed about. As long as it's used for intelligence versus harassment, I have no problem with it.
Tom Parsons
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The universe is an intelligence test
Timothy Leary
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The intelligence that we've received over the past several weeks is ... a series of general non-specific threats against the United States.
Tom Ridge
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His intelligence. He?s skillful and he?s very, very intelligent. He always just makes that right play.
Daniel Ortega
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The quality of this intelligence, based on multiple reporting streams in multiple locations, is rarely seen and is alarming in both the amount and specificity of the information,
Tom Ridge
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compared to previous threat reporting, these intelligence reports have provided a level of detail that is very specific.
Tom Ridge
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are the result of offensive intelligence and military operations overseas, as well as strong partnerships with our allies around the world, such as Pakistan.
Tom Ridge
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Groucho Marx
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.
Groucho Marx
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Anybody that's spent any time combating terrorists ... will tell you that being old doesn't necessarily mean being irrelevant, ... Good intelligence can be appropriate, no matter how old it is.
Tom Ridge
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This time around there will be no intelligence units. It might have happened before, but we've learned from the past. We are committed to trust-building.
Juwono Sudarsono
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to date, there is no specific intelligence that tells us or indicates to us that the convention itself would be subject to an attack.
Tom Ridge
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Men define intelligence, men define usefulness, men tell us what is beautiful, men even tell us what is womanly
Sally Kempton
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