"If he is not tried and punished in the country, people will rise up against the Americans."
- SHEKIBA HASHIMImember of the Afghanistan parliament, demanding that the U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians be tried in Afghanistan; military officials report the suspect has been moved to Kuwait to ensure a fair investigation
"We detect from this report the same stance Baker took before the war when they decided to liberate Kuwait and left Saddam in Baghdad. Generally, I reject this report."
- Jalal Talabanithe Iraqi President, whose Kurdish militia fought against Hussein's rule for decades, on the Baker report
"In Kuwait incomes are good, food is available and not very expensive, and most importantly people don't move a lot."
- NAWAL AL HAMAD,of Kuwait's Ministry of Health; Kuwait is one of the fattest nations in the world, with 74% of its population overweight
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