Verbatim: Nov. 13, 2006

"The impact is going to be the same as what's been happening in Iraq."

OMAR HASSAN AL-BASHIR, President of Sudan, explaining why his government will not allow a U.N. peacekeeping force in Darfur

"I think George Bush is the most incompetent President we've had in our lifetime. I mean, nobody would accuse President Nixon of being incompetent."

HOWARD DEAN, Democratic National Committee chairman, on the relative merits of the two Republican Presidents

"Our enemies should keep their hostility out of the Persian Gulf."

SARDAR FADAVI, Iranian admiral, on U.S.-led naval exercises in the gulf, which were answered by Iran's test-firing...

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