“We must actively look for measures to secure our military’s own forces to deter and effectively deal with North Korea’s nuclear threats.”
Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea, responding to the latest ICBM tests by North Korea. New York Times, July 29, 2017
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“We could become a failed state.”
Henrique Capriles, Governor of the Venezuelan state of Miranda, addressing the ongoing crisis between the Maduro government and opposition leaders. Washington Post, July 27, 2017.
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“It’s the worst humanitarian and human rights crisis in a decade, when both sides have committed serious crimes.”
Jose María Aranaz, leader of UN human rights division in Congo, discussing the current crisis between government and militia forces in the country. New York Times, July 28, 2017.
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“It is impossible to put up forever with this boorishness toward our country.”
Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, expressing his disagreement with sanctions against his country passed by the U.S. Congress. New York Times, July 27, 2017.
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“Well, it kind of is hurtful. But the president of the United States is a strong leader.”
Jeff Sessions, U.S. Attorney General, discussing a series of verbal attacks against him by his own boss, President Trump. Politico, July 27, 2017.
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