"The Iraq conflict, while not a cause of extremism, has become a cause for extremists."
PORTER GOSS, in his first U.S. Congressional testimony as CIA director, on the unintended consequences of the war in Iraq

"Islam should be the official religion of the country and one of the main sources for legislation, along with other sources that do not harm Muslim sensibilities."
IBRAHIM AL-JAAFARI, leading candidate for Iraqi Prime Minister, on the role of Islam in the new Iraq

"We are still learning about the science of climate change."

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