"You know, it’s been President Clinton’s dream that we’ll have finally a fully integrated Europe; and the steps that NATO will take to expand to the East, that’s a commitment."
"We’ve had it very clear to the Bosnians that our obligation to equip and train their forces is completely conditional on the foreign forces being gone."
"We see considerable strain in Russia, and that’s obviously a matter of concern to us. It’s in the very strong self-interest of Russia to continue on the reform path."
"We have a human rights interest. Then there is the immigration problem. The human-rights violations have caused people to take to boats and flood not only the United States, but other countries in the region, creating great instability."
"The United States has done more for the war crimes tribunal than any other country in the world. We’re turning over all the information we have, including intelligence information."
"This is a very important relationship we have with Russia, the relationship over the nuclear arsenal that they have obviously is important. They’re a very powerful country."
"Only two countries in this hemisphere are not democratic, but many countries in both Central and South America, and in the Caribbean, are really fragile democracies."
"The stakes are very high for us in Haiti. We have many important interests there. Perhaps the most important to me is our interest in the promotion of democracy in this hemisphere."
"My clerkship with Justice Douglas was tremendously important. He told me, Christopher, get out into the stream of history and see what happens. I’ve tried to follow that advice."
"Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war."