Ahmed Chalabi Quotes

Ahmed Abdel Hadi Chalabi (Arabic: ???? ??? ?????? ????????; 30 October 1944 – 3 November 2015) was an Iraqi politician, a founder of the Iraqi National Congress (INC) and the President of the Governing Council of Iraq (37th Prime Minister of Iraq) Wikipedia

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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


To handle the economy and services in a country like Iraq requires delegation of authority and the choice of competent people.

Ahmed Chalabi


You know the most important thing the Americans did for Iraq apart from liberating the country from Saddam was helping Iraq reduce its debt. The United States worked very hard to reduce 80 percent of Iraqi debt.

Ahmed Chalabi


It's customary when great events happen that the U.S. punishes its friends and rewards its enemies.

Ahmed Chalabi


Baathism in Iraq equals Nazism in Germany.

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


The fight against corruption is not bound to high-profile arrests and high-profile investigations. The fight against corruption is successful if you prevent corruption taking place in the first place.

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


It will be a war of national liberation. We believe the people reject totalitarianism.

Ahmed Chalabi


Sectarian politics gets votes in Iraq. But sectarian government fails in Iraq.

Ahmed Chalabi


The issue of what my role in the - in persuading the Bush administration to go to war has been greatly exaggerated.

Ahmed Chalabi


All Iraqis can unite to defeat terrorism and can unite to rebuild the country.

Ahmed Chalabi


Are Iraqis ready to carry the responsibility for their country? Is Iraq ready to be its own master? We want to be the masters of ourselves and to carry our responsibilities in this region.

Ahmed Chalabi


The Americans stabbed in the back the forces that worked to bring about the collapse of Saddam's regime and wanted to keep Iraq a sovereign country.

Ahmed Chalabi


American companies will have a big shot at Iraqi oil,

Ahmed Chalabi