Verbatim: Jun. 7, 2004

"We will continue to chase this deviant group until we eradicate them." CROWN PRINCE ABDULLAH, Saudia Arabia's de facto ruler, following an assault by Saudi forces on a housing complex in Khobar, where Islamic extremists killed Saudi and foreign oil workers and took many hostages

"In the lead-up to the Iraq war and its later conduct, I saw at a minimum, true dereliction, negligence and irresponsibility; at the worst, lying, incompetence and corruption." RETIRED GENERAL ANTHONY ZINNI, former head of U.S. Central Command, in a new book, Battle Ready, about his military career, written in collaboration with Tom Clancy


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