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 Lawrence Korb - “They haven't made the hard choices. You can't fund all of these weapons systems.”
 Lawrence Korb - “It says something about what the professional military is thinking. It's like they're saying, 'I thought these guys knew what they were doing.”
 Lawrence Korb - “Who is out there that is more ready than we are What military in the world are we not ready to take on I think it's dangerous to convey to the rest of the world who looks to us to provide leadership that we have more problems than we are letting on.”
 Lawrence Korb - “The real issue here is that you have a policy that is costing us money, hurting readiness and is really not fulfilling any national security objective.”
 Lawrence Korb - “No secretary of defense who has ever stayed more than one term has ever turned out well. McNamara and Weinberger, both if they had left at the end of their first term would have gone down in history much differently.”
 Lawrence Korb - “What Katrina exposed, the questions over renditions and torture of terror suspects, and now the domestic spying controversy - all of this has really hit our image hard around the world.”
 Lawrence Korb - “If Kuwait grew carrots we wouldn't give a damn.”
 Lawrence Korb - “This is still a man's profession, with a lot of men who intellectually and emotionally have not accepted that the military could be women's work.”
 Lawrence Korb - “We need to stop spending money on those weapons systems that do not advance national security.”
 Lawrence Korb - “There's been an increase in the number of Iraqis in training, but more Americans are dying and violence is increasing.”
 Lawrence Korb - “I think he has now bought himself some time to withdraw slowly. But that assumes everything goes as planned next year.”
 Lawrence Korb - “But on balance I'd say we had a net loss. Unfortunately, these other issues dominated that expose the US to charges of hypocrisy.”
 Lawrence Korb - “With Guard and Reserve units, you can end up with a lot of people from one part of the country dying in one day, and that gets people's attention.”
 Lawrence Korb - “But outbreaks of violence in New Orleans hinted at the potential for wider unrest and further call-ups, which could reveal weaknesses elsewhere in the nation. What do we do if there is a terrorist attack ... We're increasing our risk.”