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"The truth is, we settled on the one issue that everyone could agree on, which was weapons of mass destruction."
PAUL WOLFOWITZ,
Deputy Defense Secretary, on why the U.S. government focused on WMDs to justify war in Iraq

"They're simply not there."
LT. GEN. JAMES CONWAY,
top commander of the U.S. Marines in Iraq, on the failure to find any WMDs

"You may not like the word, but what's happening is occupation."
ARIEL SHARON,
Israeli Prime Minister, describing Israel's presence in the West Bank...

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