Verbatim

"We are just lucky they are bad shots."
—John Williams,
U.S. staff sergeant, explaining why recent Iraqi ambushes have not been more lethal

"There was this connection I felt. Unfortunately, there were 50 of us who felt it."
—Robin Solod,
One of dozens of women who became engaged to U.S. Colonel Kassem Saleh, who fought in Afghanistan, after meeting him through online dating services

"They're all liars—Khatami, Khamenei and the others. We don't want them anymore."
—Amir,
23-year-old Iranian, protesting in Tehran against his...

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