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Summary

Condoleezza Rice (born in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.) is a famous Statesman from USA, he is 64 years old and still alive, born November 14, 1954.

Biography

Her mother was a music teacher and her father was pastor. In addition, both university teachers. She read music at university alongside this she read also international politics. She was on 22 January 2001 was appointed to President George W. Bush's national security adviser. After Colin Powell announced his resignation as Foreign Minister on 12 November 2004, nominated by U.S. President Rice for the position, and served from November 26th January 2005 to 20th January 2009.

She is the first African-American woman, second African-American (after Colin Powell) and the second woman (after Madeleine Albright) who has this post.

During a visit to Libya, showed the then Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi Condoleezza Rice a lot of pictures of her, and played a song he had composed for her: "Black flower in the white house".

Condoleezza Rice is considered to belong to the neoconservative wing of the Republican Party.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 23 quotes who is written / told by Condoleezza.

Related authors: Madeleine Albright, Colin Powell, George W. Bush

Source / external links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condoleezza_Rice

Famous quotes by Condoleezza Rice (23)


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"Well, there's been plenty of ultimatums, and one thing that we better be very clear is that we can't continue to have the kind of defiance of the United Nations, the defiance of the international community that we've had"
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"We've been a country that's been fortunate to be protected by two oceans, to not have serious attacks on our territory for most of our history. And we were unfortunately reminded in a very devastating way of our vulnerability"
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"We're in a new world. We're in a world in which the possibility of terrorism, married up with technology, could make us very, very sorry that we didn't act"
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"We will continue to work together in our common fight against terror"
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"We needed to go back on the offense and offer clear leadership on Iraq"
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"We need a common enemy to unite us"
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"We know that there are unaccounted-for Scud and other ballistic missiles in Iraq. And part of the problem is that, since 1998, there has been no way to even get minimal information about those programs except through intelligence means"
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"We are at war, and our security as a nation depends on winning that war"
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"There's no doubt that it's still a dangerous place, Afghanistan. The fortunate thing is that the United States was helping to provide security for Chairman Karzai. And it shows that the United States is committed to that regime"
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"There was no silver bullet that could have prevented the 11 September attacks. There was nothing demonstrating or showing that something was coming in the United States. If there had been something, we would have acted on it"
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"The problem here is that there will always be some uncertainty about how quickly Saddam can acquire nuclear weapons. But we don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud"
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"The people of the Middle East share the desire for freedom. We have an opportunity - and an obligation - to help them turn this desire into reality"
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"Success is not assured, but America is resolute: this is the best chance for peace we are likely to see for some years to come - and we are acting to help Israelis and Palestinians seize this chance"
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"So I think, if September 11 taught us anything, it taught us that we're vulnerable, and vulnerable in ways that we didn't fully understand"
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"Our policies toward Iraq simply are to protect the region and to protect Iraq's people and neighbors"
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"Now, al Qaeda's on the run. Afghanistan is no longer a base of operations. The Afghan government is a friendly government that is trying to bring democracy to its people"
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"It is high time that the international community tell Saddam Hussein and his regime that this is not an issue of negotiation with the U.N. about obligations that they undertook in 1991"
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"It has been, after all, 11 years, more than a decade now, of defiance of U.N. resolutions by Saddam Hussein. Every obligation that he signed onto after the Gulf War, so that he would not be a threat to peace and security, he has ignored and flaunted"
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"I don't think anybody can take the word of Saddam Hussein and his regime, and certainly an American president and allies who are obligated to worry about the safety and security of our countries, cannot take the word of this dictator, who lies, pathologically lies"
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"Does anybody think these people were just sitting around drinking tea?"
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"But the truth of the matter is, we're an open society, we want to remain an open society, and there will continue to be vulnerability. That's why we have to meet the threats when they are not yet taking place on our territory and on our soil"
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"But I want to just caution, it is not incumbent on the United States to prove that Saddam Hussein is trying to acquire weapons of mass destruction. He's already demonstrated that he's trying to acquire weapons of mass destruction"
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"Any time you have a situation in which you are calling for more time rather than calling for Iraq to immediately comply, it plays into the hands of Saddam Hussein"


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