I don't think we always understand it, but generally, overall, over the last few decades we've done pretty well in this regard We already had 70, prisoners. North Korea, Iran, we don't know. Missing out on our print version of Military Officer magazine? I came away from it with great respect for what people accomplish in the private sector, with a sense of how enormously competitive it is, the extent by which our business executives get measured. We're cutting taxes and reducing revenues. What's happened is, with this administration, on their watch, is that they've only focused on a couple of those issues, namely the roadless issues primarily.
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I assume that's the hope that existed among leaders in Baghdad, to include Saddam Hussein. Many of Cheney's major decisions resulted from the almost daily meetings he had in the Pentagon with Powell and Atwood. Cheney and Bush, however, are asking Congress to approve personnel cuts totaling 38, this year, bringing the number of active-duty military personnel to 2,, in the fiscal year that begins Oct. Do you question Secretary of Defense Cohen, a Republican, as you know? And we ought to be open to that, reaching out as much as we can to the Russian people, but not beefing up and supporting the Russian regime, the Putin regime. Only Jordan and the Palestinians opposed what we were doing. Bush is his latest in a long career in both government and the private sector.
The Pentagon threatened Congress: We'll close bases without you
Today the strongest and most capable countries of the world are our friends. There were three events I've always been disappointed with, but it's what happens in war. Cheney's views on NATO reflected his skepticism about prospects for peaceful evolution in the former Soviet areas. If you get to the point where you're talking about total freedom of movement in terms of people back and forth across the borders, that gets to be a little bit difficult. Bush asked him to serve as his running mate for the election.
When we come back, another bad week for Vladimir Putin. One, obviously, is the weather. Well, but Sam, remember what happened here. His scores make his case. This new international security environment offers the United States an unprecedented opportunity to use the leadership position that it has earned and to influence the course of world events in decades to come.