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    Any Ambassador or Foreign Service Officer who has his or her head screwed on right knows that the U.S. position in the world is far more dependent on our ability to compete in world markets.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    tags: world  right  service 
     
    The point is, once they have a missile that can hit the United States, we are now back in the kind of game we used to worry about with the Soviet Union, only the Soviet Union was more mature about this whole thing than I think the North Koreans will be.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    tags: worries  games 
     
    My own view of this, by the way, is, if the war on terrorism is successful over time, in its own way it's going to box Saddam in in a way that's going to make it much more difficult for him to maintain his power, and that he's going to become increasingly isolated. I think that's going to take time.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    I believe that sooner or later we're going to have to deal with Saddam Hussein, because of his general reputation, because of what I'm convinced he's done with regard to terrorism and the support thereof. But I'm not at all sure I believe that it has to be right now.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    tags: believe  right  terrorism 
     
    There is a natural partnership between State and Commerce, and the American business community to work together to educate the United States about marketing overseas.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    In the best of all worlds everyone in the Embassy is doing something to assist U.S. exports.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    tags: world 
     
    I think what he's - what he believes, and he may be correct, I don't know, that we have some intelligence information that leads us to know some things about what's going on in Iraq that we haven't revealed to others.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    There are a lot of other terrorist targets we ought to be focusing on. Well, there is Syria, for example, which is pumping through - because of Iran, is pumping weapons on into Hezbollah and so forth - which is then producing a lot of agony in Palestine and in Israel. We ought to be doing a bit to try to stop that.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    tags: example 
     
    There's Hezbollah, there's Hamas, there is a whole range of terrorist targets out there related to Palestine and to Israel that we ought to be trying to deal with. And there's a great deal of targets in the Philippines, Indonesia. You name it, there are a number of places where there are targets that we ought to be trying to deal with.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    My father was somewhat to the right of Genghis Khan.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    tags: right  father 
     
    One nuclear war is going to be the last nuclear - the last war, frankly, if it really gets out of hand. And I just don't think we ought to be prepared to accept that sort of thing.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    tags: war  nuclear 
     
    The consequence of a world full of nuclear powers to me is so incomprehensible in terms of the dangers that that implies.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    The question really is how do we get Embassy Officers into the minds of the American business community. That is a much more difficult task than understanding a statistical matrix.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    Americans usually believe that nothing is impossible.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    There are sometimes problems for which there is no immediate solution, and there are sometimes problems for which there is no solution.
    — Lawrence Eagleburger
    tags: problem 
     
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