We need to review treaties to make them reflect our national interest.
Pakistan has made no mention of ending our tests. We have a missile program, and it is in the national interest whatever we want to do.
Our foreign policy needs to support our energy, economic, defense and domestic policies. It all falls within the arch of national interest. There will be windows of opportunity, but they will open and close quickly.
A wartime Minister of Information is compelled, in the national interest, to such continuous acts of duplicity that even his natural hair must grow to resemble a wig.
Congress has the responsibility to ensure that any international trade agreement entered into by the United States must serve the national interest, not merely the interests of those crafting the proposal in secret.
Transparency in government, no less than transparency in choosing government, remains a vital national interest in a democracy.
I have no spy stories to tell, because I saw no spies. Nor did I understand, at that time, any opposition between American and Russian national interest.
Britain rightly sees herself as a global good citizen, but she must reconcile ambition with power, ends with means - shedding utopian idealism in favour of a more rugged internationalism, putting the national interest first, not last.
What governments and people don't realise is that sometimes the collective interest - the international interest - is also the national interest.
We pay a price when special interests win out over the collective national interest.
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