Hussein Related Quotes
The war against terrorism will not be finished as long as he [Saddam Hussein] is in power.
“We are well aware that he spent many hours recently tape recording various messages... we need to do a little more analysis of what was actually said to see if that indeed was in fact Saddam Hussein,”
I happen to believe that the preemption school is correct, that the risks of allowing Saddam Hussein to acquire his weapons will only grow with time.
“They say they want to get rid of Saddam Hussein. They don't say that they want to apply pressure for the foreign observers to enter the country again, and that is the policy of which I said that it is wrong at this moment,”
The fact is that there is now, we know well, a proliferation of nuclear weapons, and that many weapons that Saddam Hussein had, we don't know where they are. That means terrorists have access to all of that.
“New rumors that Saddam Hussein is planning to flee to a castle in Libya with 10 billion dollars. Now President Bush doesn't know whether to nuke him or give him a tax cut.”
Nuclear deterrence doesn't work outside of the Russian - U.S. context; Saddam Hussein showed that.
“I can accept that Saddam Hussein is a terrible dictator, but it is not the objective of the U.N. to get rid of him. The objective and the goal is to get rid of the weapons of mass destruction,”
Inspectors do not have the duty or the ability to uncover terrible weapons hidden in a vast country. The responsibility of inspectors is simply to confirm evidence of voluntary and total disarmament. Saddam Hussein has the responsibility to provide that evidence, as directed, and in full