(Saddam) will rebuild his arsenal of weapons of mass destruction and some day, some way, I am certain he will use that arsenal again, as he has 10 times since 1983.
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That can't be the only consideration.
There have been incidents today, and we just need to encourage (and) press the parties to do everything to try to bring this under control.
I don't expect them to change their views, and they shouldn't expect us to change our views. The issue is how we work together in spite of that.
Sure, after Bush took office, the Administration could have acted upon the intelligence provided by Able Danger, but if the information was buried, then they probably weren't even aware of it.
The president's trip has intensified the pace of discussions among the parties and between the governments, and I think that's good.
The president hopes that his presence here, his private conversations and his public dialogue with the people here, will remind them what's at stake.
We're certainly not going to impose ourselves in a situation where one of the parties does not believe that's the right course of action.
Saddam Hussein can't dictate who the inspectors are. It's like the bank robber saying he gets to choose the police.