Quotes for Politics unit 3

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The UN
"The whole basis of the un is the right of all nations great or small to have a vote and be attended to"
"The UN is designed to make possible lasting freedom and independence for all of its members"
Harry s Truman
More than ever before in human history, we share a common destiny. We can master it only if we
face it together. And that, my friends, is why we have the United Nations." Kofi Annan
The United Nations, whose membership comprises almost all the states in the world, is founded on
the principle of the equal worth of every human being." Kofi Annan
"We have actively sought and are actively seeking to make the United Nations an effective
instrument of international cooperation" Acheson
"There are millions of people all over the world, right now, who are looking to the United Nations for
protection and redress against the violation of their rights and deprivation of their freedoms."
"The purpose of the UN should be to protect the sovereignty of nations" Khrushchev
"The UN is our one great hope for a peaceful and free world" Bunche
"If the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled by using force, then we
will have destroyed the foundation of the organization and our best hope of establishing a world
order." Eisenhower
"There is no such thing as the united nations" Bolton
"The UN is a mess, riddled with scandal" Waite
"There's huge redundancy and lack of efficiency," said Mark Brown, deputy in 2006 to the secretary
general at the time, Kofi Annan.
"Generally, the U.N. has been a terrible disappointment compared to the ideals with which it was
established" Lehmann

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The EU
"We are with Europe but not of it; we are linked but not compromised" Churchill
"The trouble we have with the EU is like any big bureaucracy, it's slow to react" Kerr
"The EU has an increasing gap between citizens and decision makers" Korten
"More than 50% of all regulations implemented on UK business emanated from Europe" Hutton
"When people talk of the great successes of Europe, I believe that they don't believe themselves
anymore" Nigel Farrage
"Britain's place is in Europe" Peter…read more

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"Let china sleep, for when she wakes she will shake the world" Victor Chu
"Are we scared of china succeeding or failing and dragging everyone with it?" Ferguson
"China knows it would lose a war with the US today" Saez
"When its military can challenge the US then it will be a superpower" Ferguson
"The ability to attract immigrants is an important quality of a superpower, china lacks the pull to bring
scientists and in innovators from other countries" Chua
"China is not and…read more

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Cold War
"Ragan never claimed he won the cold war" Matlock
"The USA had a triumphant mythology that Ragan rejected" Matlock
"The soviet system was dysfunctional; the empire was collapsing; the cupboard was bare. Ragan's
surging budgets without question brought this internal crisis to a head" Kaplan
"In the end, Ragan and Gorbachev needed each other" Kaplan
`The cold war was responsible for keeping peace in Europe after WWll' Mearsheimer
"The survivors of a nuclear war would envy the dead.…read more

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