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I come to you in peace. I did not bring artillery, but I am pleading with you, with tears in my eyes; if you f*** with me, I will kill you all.
No war is over until the enemy says it’s over. We may think it over, we may declare it over, but in fact, the enemy gets a vote.
In a country with millions of people & cars going everywhere, the enemy is going to get a car bomb out there once in a while.
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We are witnessing the consequences of three years of this deliberate effort. We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership. We can unite without George Floyd, drawing on the strengths inherent in our civil society, this will not be easy, as the past few days have shown, but we owe it to our fellow citizens ; to past generations that bled to defend our promise ; and to our children.
Thirty days from now we want to see everybody around a peace table based on a ceasefire, based on a pullback from the border and then based on ceasing dropping of bombs that will permit the( United Nations-sponsored) special envoy, Martin Griffiths -- he's very good, Martin Griffiths knows what Martin Griffiths's doing -- to get them together in Sweden and end this war.
China's militarization of the South China Sea and aggressive action in international waters destabilizes the region and threatens shared efforts to promote security, the US will fly, sail, and operate wherever international law allows, and we encourage all nations to confidently exercise their right to do the same.
For the first time since World War II, Russia has been the nation that has redrawn international borders by force in Georgia and Ukraine while pursuing veto authority over their neighbors' diplomatic, economic and security decisions, president Putin seeks to shatter NATO. President Putin aims to diminish the appeal of the Western democratic model and attempts to undermine America's moral authority, President Putin actions are designed not to challenge our arms at this point but to undercut and compromise our belief in our ideals.
I think we are all aware in this country of the president's affection and respect for the military, we have been putting together some options. We'll send them up to the White House for a decision. Since the idea was first made public Tuesday, the D.C. council has mocked the idea in several tweets, including one with an image of fake road signing prohibiting military tanks.No Republicans serve on the council.
The intent was to stop the cycle of violence into an area that even in World War II chemical weapons were not used on battlefields, even in the Korean War, they were not used on battlefields. Since World War I, there has been an international convention on this and to stand idly by when the convention is violated -- that is what we had to take action on recently in our own vital interest.
We met over several days and I spoke with some of our allies, the National Security Council considered the near century-old international prohibition against the use of chemical weapons. Defense Secretary James Mattis maintains The Syrian regime repeatedly and deliberately violated the international law. The Pentagon says the response was a retaliatory strike for Assad’s chemical attack on innocent civilians including children.
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