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"All options are on the table, but I believe we can solve this diplomatically."
GEORGE W. BUSH,
U.S. President, on the nuclear crisis with North Korea

"The whole of Korea will be reduced to ashes."
COMMITTEE FOR THE PEACEFUL REUNIFICATION OF THE FATHERLAND,
a North Korean governmental organization, on the consequences of a U.S. military strike on the country's nuclear reactor facilities

"Today Iraq still poses a threat and Iraq still remains in material breach."
COLIN POWELL,...

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