We've all seen the progression of ideologies in Arab society.
Judging from all the polls, if you do actually achieve a thorough functioning democracy [in Arab countries], you're probably going to have a government which will be more Islamic, more anti-American and more anti-Israeli.
All right, warden. Let's give them what they want.
sorry, truly sorry for the pain that I caused.
Progress is running far behind Iraqi expectations in virtually every area. In their view, most Iraqis are not seeing 'amazing progress.' All too many of them live in constant danger, with less electricity in many areas than under Saddam Hussein.
There is such militancy and suspicion within the Sunni Arab community that acceptance (of the election results) on the part of certain leaders would diminish their credibility and, in some cases, place cooperative leaders in very real danger of assassination.
Despite the very real possibility that pushing through a draft constitution over Sunni Arab objections could prolong the violence, the Shiites and Kurds are pressing their agendas as if they had no understanding that such dire consequences were a serious possibility.
What's sad about it is that, considering the destruction in the country, with looting and so on, we needed every dollar for reconstruction.
So many of our goals were not met, in part because of really expert sabotage by the resistance. But it was also the fault of being overly focused on long-term projects that weren't bringing short-term relief.
We just turned the basketball over too many times in the second quarter. The girls played hard, we got back on track in the second half, but couldn't make up the difference.
Nathan's a quiet leader. The guys really respond to his personality. He has an incredible amount of breath support and flexibility. Once he's up on the blocks, he's all business.
Over the long run, they could operate quite separately from the Iranians. You're not seeing it now because the political situation in Iraq is not mature.