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We found 24 quote(s) that contain the word Sanctions.



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Our strategic dialogue with China can both protect American interests and uphold our principles, provided we are honest about our differences on human rights and other issues and provided we use a mix of targeted incentives and sanctions to narrow these differences. Madeleine Albright

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Saddam's goal is to achieve the lifting of U.N. sanctions while retaining and enhancing Iraq's weapons of mass destruction programs. We cannot, we must not and we will not let him succeed. Madeleine Albright

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In 1995, sanctions led Sudan to cut its ties with terrorists and expel Osama bin Laden. Tom Allen

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But it is important to observe that when Europe or the United Nations impose sanctions that are supposed to be aimed against a certain regime, usually generally millions of people end up being directly punished. Omar Bongo

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Economic sanctions rarely achieve the desired results. Omar Bongo

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The principle of responsibility and collective sanctions is incompatible with the Western concept of justice. Omar Bongo

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Last year, the Assembly of the League, as a result of the initiative taken by the Scandinavian nations, further limited and clarified all the provisions of the clause prescribing the duty of states to participate in sanctions. Hjalmar Branting

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Well in the end the world can crank itself up to sanctions, as it has with Zimbabwe, another sad case. Helen Clark

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I am an opponent of Saddam Hussein, but an opponent also, of the sanctions that have killed a million Iraqi children and an opponent of the United States' apparent desire to plunge the Middle East into a new and devastating war. George Galloway

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I have never solicited nor received money from Iraq for our campaign against war and sanctions. I have never seen a barrel of oil, never owned one, never bought one, never sold one. George Galloway

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It should be pursued as in the presence of God, and under the solemn sanctions created by a lively sense of his omniscience, and of our accountability to him for the right use of the faculties which he has bestowed. Simon Greenleaf

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I strongly support European sanctions against Mugabe and his ruling clique. We must do all in our power to help the people of Zimbabwe achieve their freedom and prosperity once again. Peter Hain

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Sanctions and boycotts would be tied to serious political dialogue. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

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At a time when U.S. jobs are heading overseas at a record pace, and amidst increased sanctions on our manufacturers and producers from other countries, it's imperative that we do all we can to provide our businesses a climate to operate successfully. Blanche Lincoln

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I personally believe, as church law sets out, that sanctions are an absolute last resort, particularly penal sanctions of depriving people of the sacraments. Roger Mahony

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Sanctions always hurt the poor, the weak, the children. Brian May

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The churches... have lost much of their authority over youth because they have refused to re-examine their religious sanctions and their dogmatic preaching in the light of modern physiology, psychology and sociology. Agnes E. Meyer

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We don't mind having sanctions banning us from Europe. We are not Europeans. Robert Mugabe

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Sanctions against polluters are feeble and out of date, and are rarely invoked. Ralph Nader

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We don't take a macro view... We'd look at every company to figure out if trade sanctions are helpful or hurtful. Robert Pozen

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If we believe in our current penal process, then the penalties imposed by judges and juries should be the only sanctions for one's crime, not the invisible sanctions of the legislature. Charles Rangel

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The serious crimes by the Sudanese government and the government-supported militias must be met with serious consequences. We must work for tough international economic sanctions on the Sudanese government. Allyson Schwartz

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Actually criminal sanctions that are given could be up to five years for violating the rules and regulations under the campaign finance reform. This is like the Alien and Sedition Act of years and years ago, decades ago. Jay Alan Sekulow

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Sanctions and negotiations can be very ineffective, and indeed foolish, unless the people you are talking with and negotiating with and trying to reach agreements with are people who can be trusted to keep their word. Caspar Weinberger