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 Ivo Daalder - “One of the remarkable things about Macedonia is that it is the only republic that has emerged out of Yugoslavia in which there is a multi-ethnic government.”
 Ivo Daalder - “The way in which the leak investigation is being pursued is becoming a symbol of who was right and who was wrong about the war.”
 Ivo Daalder - “The possibility of Libby being indicted, and the whole Cheney angle, ... is all about proving in some sense that they were wrong and therefore that we who opposed the war and never thought the intelligence was right have been proven correct.”
 Ivo Daalder - “The overt message is that preventing nuclear proliferation is important.”
 Ivo Daalder - “The easiest way for Milosevic to have a face-saving way to change his mind is for the Russians to be the messenger, for the Russians to say, 'We're willing to participate in this force, and therefore we will guarantee to you that this force is going to be neutral,'”
 Ivo Daalder - “I think she's proving the adage that where you stand depends on where you sit. It's moved her to a situation where the only tools are talk and travel. She can't send military in. Her role now is to talk and to travel, and she's doing it reasonably well.”
 Ivo Daalder - “He has become a symbol of our inability to solve the problems in the Balkans. We would like to get rid of him but at the same time we are not willing to take the kind of military and other measures it probably would take to get rid of him.”
 Ivo Daalder - “The trust Europeans, and the rest of the world in general, had placed in America's foreign policy is gone. And it is the lack of trust that now marks relations between the US and Europe.”
 Ivo Daalder - “In some notable ways, the new strategy document represents a return to the foreign policy of Bill Clinton.”
 Ivo Daalder - “Clearly, people like me who believe that ground forces are necessary in order to win the air war have been proven wrong. At the same time, I remain convinced that if we had done what I think we should have done, which is to deploy ground forces from day one in order to keep open the possibility of going in on the ground, we would have probably gotten this result a lot sooner and probably at less cost.”
 Ivo Daalder - “The clearest losers are the Serb people who withstood an 11- week bombing campaign in order to overcome the policies of their leader. Clearly the Kosovar Albanians are big losers. Thousands, if not tens of thousands were killed.”
 Ivo Daalder - “This has the makings of classic conflict, ... The American view is to lean towards independence the European Union will say, 'Let's figure out a way not to make that decision' and the Russians on the opposite side saying, 'Over my dead body.'”
 Ivo Daalder - “It is the Serb army right now -- the Yugoslav national army -- that is ethnically cleansing whole sectors of Kosovo in the south, in a manner very much reminiscent of Bosnia. The question is, can we stand by and let it happen”
 Ivo Daalder - “It is the Serb army right now -- the Yugoslav national army -- that is ethnically cleansing whole sectors of Kosovo in the south, in a manner very much reminiscent of Bosnia, ... The question is, can we stand by and let it happen”
 Ivo Daalder - “The interesting question is why the Bush administration has decided to reverse course. Part of the answer, surely, lies in the fact that reality demonstrated the limits of its revolutionary foreign policy.”