i think the united states has a very important opportunity from libya through to nisha through algeria to larocco. if we do what we need to do in those four countries we can really help them move to open their economy and produce results for people. libya is more challenging because ghadaffi does for all the institutions the they don't have institutions that they can move people from and phill people with because it was such a personality cult. they are making progress. the new prime minister will be coming to visit in just a few weeks. i would urge it it's not already on the schedule that he meet with members of this committee and explain to you what he is doing, what his government is doing. they have cooperated with us on going after the man had. we have implemented a plan that we worked through with them, and we are also working with them to fulfill their signing of the conventional weapons destruction technical arrangement, so they have been very cooperative. we know they faced problems in combining all of the militia into a coherent organized military presence. we are certainly s
recent public records played out that aqim of which is traditionally operated in the parts of algeria and moly is well positioned to exploit instability and pockets of extremism in libya and nigeria and to create new safe havens. the report also raised concerns about the tens of millions of dollars aqim has received from ransom payments for hostages and other illicit activities. i believe the intelligence community needs to move now to be prepared to address this possible growing threat. then there is iran and north korea. while the overall terrorist threat may be down, the threat from the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction from iran and north korea is growing. on january 9, iran announced that it started enriching uranium at its plan near the city. according to the reports, iran is enriching uranium to 20 per cent both. iaea inspectors arrived in iran over the weekend, and i believe they must and should have complete access to all nuclear facilities. and i ask that the mix of findings public on a regular basis so the world will clearly understand what is happening there. ac
and colony of libya, french colony in algeria and tunisia. so these are all separate from each other. the second ave. analogy was during the cold war because there were two men was progress, south of communist thomas nowadays time to have one single regional ownership and throughout the cold war, because the arab or i'm because those the soviet type of government, there is an absence of link between the leaders and the people. and we said it was a risky decision. it is always. now, some people are surprised, as a fork or academician, how we have two stake such a critical decision. usually academicians are long thinking, selecting people. that's the image of the academicians or utopia case the claim to me that my -- some of our foreign policy is utopia. if you make an assessment in each history values come you have to make courageous decision. and the leadership should show these issues. yes, turkish foreign policy took a risk last year. today it is easy to say, it was normal to say go to mubarak ordered was normal to be to save go to ben ali.
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