"Clearly, Saddam Hussein and his regime will stop at nothing until something stops him."
Secretary of State Colin Powell
Telling the Security Council it must not wait to move against Iraq.
"The dangers of a military action and its consequences are plain to see. We must continue to seek a peaceful solution to this crisis."
German foreign minister, after hearing Powell's report.
"If there is a God, his missionaries on Earth are Americans."
Dr. Besnik Bardhi
Of Kosovo, where the Muslim majority sees the United States as a savior, not an enemy. Bardhi named his daughter after former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.