Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

Magazine article Newsweek

Perspectives

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Byline: Quotation sources from top to bottom: New York Times, CNN, The Washington Post, Associated Press, The Hill, Knight Ridder, Ananova, Arizona Republic, Reuters, Los Angeles Times

"Our region has suffered more than its share of wars." Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal, meeting with leaders of the six countries that border Iraq to discuss concern about U.S. tensions with Syria

"I would love to have had egg on my face." Modesto, Calif., Police Chief Roy Wasden, wishing he'd found Laci Peterson alive after having declared the search for the missing pregnant woman a homicide investigation. Her husband, Scott, was arrested after her and her fetus's remains were found last week.

"I hope they're not in the parking lot stealing our hubcaps." Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly, emceeing a Washington benefit for an inner-city schoolchildren charity, speculating on the tardiness of one of the acts--a group of sixth- to eighth-grade boys

"I know his character. The defense of Baghdad would not have collapsed so quickly if he was not dead." Iraq's ambassador to Belgrade, Sami Sadoun, on his belief that Iraqi President Saddam Hussein was killed in the Coalition bombing of Baghdad

"Viagra had nothing to do with it. The thinking was let's wait a year and see if the Doles are exciting, although Bob Dole's probably pretty exciting already." Washington Life Editor in Chief Nancy Bagley, on why Bob and Elizabeth Dole were not included among the magazine's picks as Washington's social A-list couples

"A good Muslim woman would not let this man touch her, as a signal to everybody that this is not a way to behave. …

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