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"I should say that we have enough nuclear bombs to defend against a U.S. attack."
KIM GYE GWAN, North Korean Vice Foreign Minister, talking about Pyongyang's nuclear capabilities in an interview with the U.S.'s abc News

"The way the situation is, we wouldn't be ready to take responsibility for a thousand years."
AMAR MANA, 27, Iraqi private, about when Iraq's army will be ready to assume responsibility for internal security

"Cloned human beings are merely a science-fiction fantasy. I can assure you that on this globe, you'll never bump...

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