'... events that will shape the course of a country, the fate of a people, and potentially the future of the region.' US DoD News Briefing by Defence Secretary and Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Wednesday, April 9, 2003 - 1:30 p.m. EST
In the US DoD news briefing on March 20, the US secretary of defense says 'there will be Iraqis that will surrender. There will be Iraqis that offer to help us. There will be Iraqis who offer not only to help us but to help liberate the country and t
The US secretary of defense rejects the 'freedom fighters' fiction, alludes to the US stick to India in the form of 'travel advisory diplomacy' but doesn't dole out more carrots for Pak, apart from gratitude for support in the 'war against terror', a
The US defence secretary says that he has "seen indications" that there in fact are al Qaeda operating near the Line of Control but that he doesn't "have hard evidence of precisely how many or who or where".