Wed, Jun 21, 2006
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
ANN's Quote of the Day
usually derives from current news, though we reserve the right to
pick quotes out of history that have a bearing on the day's events
Sometimes, you'll find them timely and in keeping with the
content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
Reader suggestions and comments are welcome... and if
particularly intriguing, timely, or poignant, may themselves become
future Quotes of the Day.
Let us hear from you, folks!
Aero-News Quote of the Day
"You have the potential of setting off a major war, that
would make the Iraq War look like a minor engagement."
Source: Mark Kelso, chairman of social sciences
at Queens University in Charlotte, NC, commenting on the limited
options available to the United States in responding to a
forthcoming test by North Korea of its new intercontinental
ballistic missile, the Taepodong-2. Kelso added it would be
difficult for the US to take any kind of military action against
the Communist stalwart, as US forces are committed to Iraq and
Afghanistan... and increased political isolation over the Bush
administration's handling of foreign affairs in the past
few years rules out much of a chance of any US-led coalition
against North Korea.
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