19 Total Quotes

Iraqi Statesman Quotes

Ahmed Chalabi
I strongly believe that a federal structure based on administrative and geographic lines with strong powers for the federated states will be the best solution for Iraq.
Ahmed Chalabi
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Ahmed Chalabi
I call on the international community to be fair to the Iraqi people. My position is that we respect international resolutions but in return demand justice and accountability for those who stole Iraq's money.
Ahmed Chalabi
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Ahmed Chalabi
I don't think that they have many of the scientists who were involved in the weapons program to talk to at this time, and there were thousands of people, engineers and scientists, they know where the weapons are.
Ahmed Chalabi
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Ahmed Chalabi
The Iraqi people are living a long-running tragedy because of the legacy of the old regime, the Americans and their actions that are unsuitable for Iraqi society, and the weakness of national resolve.
Ahmed Chalabi
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Ahmed Chalabi
The Iraqi people never had a personality that galvanized them, and around which they gathered, throughout the eight decades of Iraqi history.
Ahmed Chalabi
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Ahmed Chalabi
Do not seek to find a reason why elections are not possible. Seek to make them possible, and they will be possible.
Ahmed Chalabi
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Ahmed Chalabi
It will be a war of national liberation. We believe the people reject totalitarianism.
Ahmed Chalabi
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Ahmed Chalabi
And we are grateful to the American young men and women who are risking their lives to give the Iraqi people this chance, this dream of democracy in Iraq now.
Ahmed Chalabi
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We are succeeding in Iraq. It's a tough struggle with setbacks, but we are succeeding.
Iyad Allawi
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We are safer, the region is safer, the world is safer without Saddam.
Iyad Allawi
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We are succeeding in Iraq. Thank you, America.
Iyad Allawi
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It is our people who are sitting in the dark because of these cowardly and treacherous attacks, not our occupiers.
Iyad Allawi
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With nearly 20 days until Iraq emerges as a free sovereign state for the first time in more than three decades, terrorists have increasingly targeted our country's infrastructure.
Iyad Allawi
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Saddam Hussein's trial would not be public since he could name countries and persons whom he gave money.
Iyad Allawi
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We are losing each day an average 50 to 60 people throughout the country, if not more. If this is not civil war, then God knows what civil war is.
Iyad Allawi
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These are facts, these are not imaginary things.
Iyad Allawi
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We see an extensive program of dismantling state institutions... These are ingredients for catastrophe.
Iyad Allawi
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Ahmed Chalabi
The issue of terrorism must be dealt with firmly. We must work very hard to avoid loss of life. We must work very hard to avoid civilian casualties. And those terrorists and Baathists are holding the people of Fallujah hostage. We must release the hostages.
Ahmed Chalabi
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Ahmed Chalabi
The view that we hold in Iraq now is this - that democracy is associated with elections. I believe that elections are possible.
Ahmed Chalabi
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