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Whoever has an original thing to say, it is sort of a threat to the status quo.
I think I developed language skills to deal with threat. It's the girl thing to do-you know, instead of pulling out a gun.
The Soviet Union represents a threat in terms of might. It is a joke in terms of its economy and what it has to offer the Third World - a laughingstock to countries that are looking for an economic-development model.
I think for the U.S. government the Sandinistas represented a threat to their dominance of Latin America.
Oceans are one of the most important things in the world now and that is a national security threat of the United States of America, to be honest with you. That is why seeing the habitat destroyed is so short-sighted by us.
I think the International Criminal Court could be a threat to American security interests, because the prosecutor of the court has enormous discretion in going after war crimes. And the way the Statute of Rome is written, responsibility for war crimes can be taken all the way up the chain of command.
There are more people at Obama's table offering ideas than there were five years ago, but when it came to facing up to the Republicans' threat to force a double-dip recession if they didn't get their millionaires' tax cut, they still amounted to nothing. And therein lies our fundamental problem.
In my childhood I always felt that I was treated unjustly, without a mother, sick, and with the threat of punishment in Hell hanging over my head.
There is no doubt that the second President Bush inherited a very serious terrorist threat, though not such a threat as had been represented by the totalitarian Great Powers, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union.
Iran's continued drive to develop nuclear capabilities, including troubling enrichment activities and past work on weaponization documented by the IAEA, and its continued support to groups like Hezbollah, Hamas and other terrorist organizations make clear that the regime in Tehran is a very grave threat to all of us.
A lot of folks are still demanding more evidence before they actually consider Iraq a threat. For example, France wants more evidence. And you know I'm thinking, the last time France wanted more evidence they rolled right through Paris with the German flag.
Terrorism is a horrible thing that is the great threat to civilization on our planet.
We have reason to feel good, but it's also a threat to feel too good and I will pay attention that that doesn't happen.
In today's interdependent world, a threat to one becomes a menace to all. And no state can defeat these challenges and threats alone.
Enclave life becomes very tense, Even when they do elect a leader, the factions remain, with the threat of splitting off.
It seems true that the growth of science and secularism made organized Christianity feel under threat.
She stops, pauses, turns to the left to glance at some possible threat or irregularity, and then continues to the north. This motion, so intensely human, transcends time.
That guns do more than protect us from criminals; more importantly, they protect us from the ongoing threat of government.
Since its very inception, Israel has been a threat.
Al Qaeda has no place in Pakistan. It's a threat to Pakistan. And there should be a convergence of interests between the Pakistani state and the West on security issues, but also on wider economic and social issues.
We keep the terrorist threat to the United Kingdom under very careful scrutiny. We think it's right to keep the public informed about the general threat level.
The more original something is, the more of a threat it seems until the people catch up with it. That happened with Thelonious Monk. It happened with anybody who is really original.
The motives of these parents vary, many parents don't like the curriculum being taught to their kids, or are wary of the threat of peer pressure or the presence of drugs or violence lurking in too many of our schools today.
The women's movement will present a growing threat to patriarchal religion less by attacking it than by simply leaving it behind.
Carol P. Christ
One thing we do know about the threat of climate change is that the cost of adjustment only grows the longer it's left unaddressed.
George W. Bush and Tony Blair had to convince the world that Saddam Hussein represented an imminent threat. Tony Blair lied when he claimed that Iraq could launch a chemical or biological attack within 45 minutes.
Iraq does not pose an imminent threat to the United States of any of its neighboring nations.
This war in Iraq is part of a larger effort to remove this terrorist threat from the planet.
A piece of advice always contains an implicit threat, just as a threat always contains an implicit piece of advice.
But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not under any threat from Iraq, and is still less so in the second one. Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information, particularly as nations have a right to know what their soldiers are being used for.
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