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When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship.

Tags: Fact, Struggle  ✍ Author: Kate Adie

All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth (our own excepted) in their military chest; with a Buonaparte for a commander, could not by force, take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge, in a trial of a thousand years.

Tags: Drink, Earth  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

The spirit of this country is totally adverse to a large military force.

Tags: Country, Spirit  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

Conquest is the missionary of valor, and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world.

Tags: Hard, Impact  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade.

Tags: Animal  ✍ Author: Philip James Bailey

In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.

Tags: Depression, President  ✍ Author: Warren Buffett

Rehearsals and this band are two words that don't really go together, kinda like Military Intelligence.

Tags: Together, Words  ✍ Author: Jerry Cantrell

And, so I set my goals on astronaut because, as a military aviator, it was, I considered that to be about the peak of a flying career.

Tags: Career, Goals  ✍ Author: Duane G. Carey

But, as you have intimated, I am among those who would be very wary of any military action in the light of Saddam Hussein's willingness to allow the weapons inspectors to go in.

Tags: Action, Light  ✍ Author: George Carey

Most of my young years were spent under the boots of the military.

Tags: Boots, Young  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

San Antonio is like a military town. It's like literally - when I was growing up there, there were five Air Force bases, plus Fort Sam Houston. I was always sort of near the military.

Tags: Force, Growing  ✍ Author: Steve Earle

The military is already sexually integrated.

Tags: Integrated, Sexually  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Edwards

As anyone knows who has ever had to set up a military encampment or build a village from the ground up, occupations pose staggering logistical problems.

Tags: Anyone, Problems  ✍ Author: Barbara Ehrenreich

For me, it's an honor for the military to ask me to go to Iraq, Afghanistan, or GITMO. I'm happy to go.

Tags: Happy, Honor  ✍ Author: R. Lee Ermey

The administration has a disturbing pattern of behavior when it comes to budgeting not only for the ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan but also for military requirements not directly related to these conflicts.

Tags: Behavior, Iraq  ✍ Author: Russ Feingold

Our concept is not that America should operate alone or by itself in world affairs or in military affairs.

Tags: Alone, America  ✍ Author: Douglas Feith

I am a military police officer and I have served on two deployments; my first was to Iraq, in a medical unit, and my second deployment was to Kuwait, as a military police platoon leader.

Tags: Leader, Medical  ✍ Author: Tulsi Gabbard

I went to military college in Canada and graduated as an officer in the Navy but also as an engineer.

Tags: College, Graduation  ✍ Author: Marc Garneau

I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only the people who take the Metro.

Tags: Against, Bourgeois  ✍ Author: Charles de Gaulle
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In a military operation, the command and control elements are a legitimate target.

Tags: Command, Control  ✍ Author: Stephen Hadley

I am fully supportive of 'open service' and committed to LGBT military families.

Tags: Open, Service  ✍ Author: Chuck Hagel

If I really had to pinpoint my happiest days out of the United States, I'd choose those Fifties military days in Britain, particularly my time in South Ruislip. I had a ball.

Tags: Days, Time  ✍ Author: Larry Hagman

I don't think a wise thing at this moment is for Israel to launch a military attack on Iran.

Tags: Moment, Wise  ✍ Author: William Hague

The reason is that a military defeat of Britain will bring about the disintegration of the British Empire. This would not be of any benefit to Germany.

Tags: Defeat, Reason  ✍ Author: Franz Halder

U.S. officials and outside experts agree that China is undertaking a comprehensive modernization of its military. The Chinese military has gotten smaller but smarter.

Tags: Agree, Outside  ✍ Author: Lee H. Hamilton

The military never uses a full word if they can create an abbreviation.

Tags: Create, Word  ✍ Author: Philip Hammond

So long as nuclear weapons continue to exist, so will the temptation to threaten others with overwhelming military force.

Tags: Others, Temptation  ✍ Author: Daisaku Ikeda

Military operations cannot be tidy or free of friction - particularly in a coalition whose contributing nations see the campaign through national prisms.

Tags: Cannot, Free  ✍ Author: Mike Jackson

There's a really classic cliche every time you switch the TV on - you see cops arguing. I have spent a day a week for many years in the presence of police and I have never seen them argue. It's a military hierarchy. They do what they're told. There's no bickering.

Tags: Time, Week  ✍ Author: Peter James

Military troops were withdrawn from Chechnya on Dec. 31, 1996.

Tags: Chechnya, Troops  ✍ Author: Akhmad Kadyrov

Based on all criteria - military power, economic influence, cultural dominance - America remains number one, even though other, new players are increasingly challenging it in that role.

Tags: America, Power  ✍ Author: Robert Kagan

I think most Americans believe that although it's better not to use military force if you can avoid it, that the world simply doesn't provide us the luxury of giving away military force as an important tool of foreign policy.

Tags: Away, Giving  ✍ Author: Robert Kagan

The Cold War went on for so long that it bred a kind of worldwide military establishment. Even when budgets went down in the early and mid-nineties, it didn't really affect it.

Tags: Cold, War  ✍ Author: Robert D. Kaplan

I knew how many MPs I had assigned to the brigade, how many military prison operations I would be running, but we needed to evaluate how many criminal prison operations we could support.

Tags: Knew, Support  ✍ Author: Janis Karpinski

In November, they transferred control of Abu Ghraib to the military intelligence command completely; it was, after all, the center for interrogations for Iraq.

Tags: After, Control  ✍ Author: Janis Karpinski

Military police know what to do, they know the Geneva Conventions, and their objective is to provide a safe, secure, fair environment for prisoners under their control.

Tags: Control, Fair  ✍ Author: Janis Karpinski

That policy was abandoned very quickly, and the military police were tagged with the responsibility of conducting training, which they did. We were not equipped or set up with personnel to recruit new Iraqi guards.

Tags: Police, Training  ✍ Author: Janis Karpinski

Even a pacifist should admire the military virtues.

Tags: Admire, Virtues  ✍ Author: John Keegan

I really like visiting military bases.

Tags: Bases, Visiting  ✍ Author: Stacy Keibler

I have drawn a very close bond to all the military people.

Tags: Bond, Close  ✍ Author: Toby Keith

In military school, on day one you must memorize the mission of the Merchant Marine Academy.

Tags: Mission, School  ✍ Author: Robert Kiyosaki

When their city was occupied by the Gauls, and the Romans, who were besieged in the Capitol, had made military engines from the hair of the women, they dedicated a temple to the Bald Venus.

Tags: Hair, Women  ✍ Author: Christian Lacroix

Our neighbor Canada has 2,200 troops serving in Afghanistan. Canada has also assumed responsibility for the Provincial Reconstruction Team in Kandahar, which was originally established by our own military.

Tags: Neighbor, Team  ✍ Author: Tom Lantos

If the colonists hadn't rejected British militarism and the massive financial burden of maintaining the British military, America wouldn't exist.

Tags: America, Financial  ✍ Author: Rachel Maddow

Military preparedness is absolutely a form of strength.

Tags: Absolutely, Strength  ✍ Author: Rachel Maddow

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

Tags: Terms  ✍ Author: Groucho Marx

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.

Tags: Justice, Music  ✍ Author: Groucho Marx

The application of military force, or the prospect of such application, inhibits terrorist violence.

Tags: Force, Violence  ✍ Author: Benjamin Netanyahu

I think it's really important for people to hear what our men and women in the military have to say.

Tags: Men, Women  ✍ Author: Joe Nichols

We were in the Arabian Desert for nine months. And I was having the time of my life. It could have been an archeological expedition, a military expedition.

Tags: Life, Time  ✍ Author: Peter O\'Toole

Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and the war on terrorism have reduced the pace of military transformation and have revealed our lack of preparation for defensive and stability operations. This Administration has overextended our military.

Tags: Terrorism, War  ✍ Author: Barack Obama

The military operation in Lebanon was the most successful military operation in recent Israeli history. Many in Israel don't recognise that.

Tags: History, Successful  ✍ Author: Ehud Olmert

I think the primary message to the world is that the United States is going to remain the strongest military power in the world.

Tags: Power, United  ✍ Author: Leon Panetta

Sexual assault has no place in the military. It is a violation of everything that the U.S. military stands for.

Tags: Place, Sexual  ✍ Author: Leon Panetta

A piece of spaghetti or a military unit can only be led from the front end.

Tags: End, Front  ✍ Author: George S. Patton

Thus, if armaments were curtailed without a secure peace and all countries disarmed proportionately, military security would have been in no way affected.

Tags: Peace, Security  ✍ Author: Ludwig Quidde

My father was a military attache, so I've been traveling all my life.

Tags: Father, Life  ✍ Author: Edgar Ramirez

I think that, in the end, the military behavior and intelligence services are not very different from each other. It's an attitude of hunters; they're observing the prey.

Tags: Attitude, End  ✍ Author: Edgar Ramirez

The Americans provide still more advanced military assets and equipment; the Europeans are lagging behind. And eventually it will be difficult to co-operate even if you had the political will to co-operate because of the technological gap.

Tags: Difficult, Political  ✍ Author: Anders Fogh Rasmussen

The Islamic method of waging war is not to kill innocent civilians, but it was Christians in World War II who bombed innocent civilians in Dresden and dropped the nuclear bomb on Hiroshima, neither of which were military targets.

Tags: Innocent, War  ✍ Author: Melissa Rauch

What's brilliant about the United States system of government is separation of power. Not only the executive, legislative, judicial branches, but also the independence of the military from civilians, an independent media and press, an independent central bank.

Tags: Government, Power  ✍ Author: Melissa Rauch

Having committed ourselves to Iraq, we must prevail, and to prevail, we must fund all of the requirements for our military. We must do it adequately and promptly, and the administration is doing neither.

Tags: Neither, Ourselves  ✍ Author: Jack Reed

I will insist on a military so powerful no one would ever think of challenging it.

Tags: Insist, Powerful  ✍ Author: Mitt Romney

We will strengthen our security by building missile defense, restoring our military might, and standing by and strengthening our intelligence officers.

Tags: Might, Security  ✍ Author: Mitt Romney

White House and State Department foreign-policy experts are overwhelmingly directed towards military and diplomatic issues, not development issues.

Tags: House, State  ✍ Author: Jeffrey Sachs

The main reason for the armed resistance is the American military presence.

Tags: American, Reason  ✍ Author: Muqtada al Sadr

If the American military begins to withdrawal, there will be no need for these armed groups.

Tags: American, Begins  ✍ Author: Muqtada al Sadr

If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe.

Tags: Innocent, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Harrison Salisbury

The U.S. needs to control the Middle East, the gateway to Asia. It already has military installations in Uzbekistan.

Tags: Control, Needs  ✍ Author: Jose Saramago

I always ask two questions: How many countries have military bases in the United States? And in how many countries does the United States not have military bases?

Tags: Ask, United  ✍ Author: Jose Saramago

A military coup needs a sacrifice and courage that you can't find in an army without morale.

Tags: Courage, Sacrifice  ✍ Author: Jalal Talabani

Military confrontation is not a suitable alternative in confronting terror and current security threats.

Tags: Current, Security  ✍ Author: Jalal Talabani

I did not go to military school. I had an option either a military school or a private school. I don't know how to get that out of the information that's out there.

Tags: Either, School  ✍ Author: Art Tatum

An overstretched military undermines homeland security and our ability to meet threats around the world.

Tags: Ability, Security  ✍ Author: Ellen Tauscher

I've come to the conclusion that military style weapons really don't have any place in our society. We ought to reinstate the assault weapons ban that served us well for 10 years from 1994 to 2004.

Tags: Place, Society  ✍ Author: Mark Udall

I have served in the Congress during two wars and I have seen the impacts on our military, on their families and on our national deficit.

Tags: Congress, Seen  ✍ Author: Tom Udall

It is the duty of our men to enroll themselves in the national services. We need all our manpower for defence. For the military and... we need a quarter of a million men.

Tags: Men, Themselves  ✍ Author: Eamon de Valera

I'm against the draft. I believe we should have a professional military; it might be smaller, but it would be more effective.

Tags: Against, Might  ✍ Author: Jesse Ventura

Our embedded reporters during the war agreed to guidelines established by the military.

Tags: Guidelines, War  ✍ Author: Izaak Walton

The Palestinian situation is different. We can have military cooperation with other factions in the Palestinian territories. But we cannot have this with Hizbullah in Lebanon.

Tags: Cannot, Situation  ✍ Author: Ilya Yashin

It is an exaggeration to call the Hamas and Islamic Jihad announcement a military alliance. It is rather a message that our people are united in the face of Israeli aggression.

Tags: Face, Rather  ✍ Author: Ilya Yashin

Military police is very timely for our army.

Tags: Army, Police  ✍ Author: Vladimir Zhirinovsky

I was researching a different World War II story when I came across an article in the 'Chicago Tribune' from June 1945 that knocked me for a loop. The article explained that a military plane had crashed in an impossibly remote valley of New Guinea that had been nicknamed Shangri-La.

Tags: Story, War  ✍ Author: Carl Zuckmayer

Statistics have shown that mortality increases perceptibly in the military during wartime.

Tags: Mortality, Statistics  ✍ Author: Alphonse Allais

Planning is really the hallmark of any large military formation, and it's typically a weakness in new formations and new armies.

Tags: Large, Weakness  ✍ Author: John R. Allen

There are, of course, all sorts of other unpleasant regimes outside the walls as well - the military dictators of Latin America and the apartheid regime of South Africa.

Tags: Africa, America  ✍ Author: Barbara Amiel

I was put in the Air Corps. I was never educated to serve in the military, but soon my activities in the American Air Corps became very interesting to me.

Tags: American, Put  ✍ Author: Leon Askin

My hope is that gays will be running the world, because then there would be no war. Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.

Tags: Hope, War  ✍ Author: Roseanne Barr

The Cox Committee found that the Chinese military acquired many of the technologies over the past seven years, although many of them had been targeted for acquisition for more than a quarter century.

Tags: Found, Past  ✍ Author: Charles Foster Bass

The Cox Report documents a systematic, well-planned effort by the Chinese military at the highest levels to target and acquire technology for military modernization.

Tags: Effort, Technology  ✍ Author: Charles Foster Bass

In this ever-changing world, it's more important than ever that our top-notch military continues to receive the resources needed to serve and protect our country.

Tags: Country, Needed  ✍ Author: Max Baucus

For years, even before 9/11, I've been trying to warn that the threat from amateur biolabs will ultimately turn out to be far more troublesome than leakage from military labs - perhaps even more costly and deadly than nuclear terrorism.

Tags: Far, Trying  ✍ Author: Greg Bear

JAG is an acronym for the Judge Advocate General, which is the judicial system of the military.

Tags: Judge, System  ✍ Author: Catherine Bell

I felt a little uncomfortable because, when I went in to the military, I was the main male vocalist they had and when I came out they had like two or three vocalists. Otis came in when I was in the military, too.

Tags: Felt, Three  ✍ Author: William Bell

In two years, there were 22 military coups d'etat, essentially in Africa and the third world. The coup d'etat of Algiers, in 1965, is what opened the path.

Tags: Africa, Path  ✍ Author: Ahmed Ben Bella

I am certain that we need a solution completely separate from military intervention.

Tags: Separate, Solution  ✍ Author: Silvio Berlusconi

The arms race is worse than it ever was, the dumping of creation down a military rat hole is worse than it ever was, the wars across the earth are worse than they ever were.

Tags: Earth, Race  ✍ Author: Daniel Berrigan

The military wants a system that protects its policies and privileges.

Tags: System, Wants  ✍ Author: Benazir Bhutto

The military destabilised my government on politically motivated charges.

Tags: Government, Motivated  ✍ Author: Benazir Bhutto

So that in 1974, when I graduated as a lawyer, I figured I'm not going to be a lawyer under a military regime.

Tags: Figured, Lawyer  ✍ Author: Ruben Blades
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