John Abizaid Quotes

Enjoy the top 39 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by John Abizaid.

John Abizaid Quotes

Every American soldier wants as much public support as he can possibly have. Thats the soldiers on duty in Iraq, and thats me, as well. We fight better knowing that our people back home support us, back us, and understand what were doing. Its hugely important.
— John Abizaid —

But the truth of the matter is that there is there is an opportunity for them to participate in the economic and political future of the country and certainly in the security life of the country.

— John Abizaid

I don't believe Iran is a suicide state.

— John Abizaid

And so I think that if the person has the funds, the network, and the equipment to do this, and also the experience, which is the key factor, then they can be quite deadly.

— John Abizaid

But my Arabic is pretty good. It's good enough to have conversations with people, to understand what they say, to understand what they're feeling.

— John Abizaid

I think what actually works best is local-level individual targeting of key leadership nodes.

— John Abizaid

The United States is the most powerful nation on Earth and it just can't walk away from the Middle East and central Asia and the Horn of Africa.

— John Abizaid

But clearly the fact that we've gone from zero Iraqi security forces on duty in May to up to 200,000 today is an enormous accomplishment, but it's not enough.

— John Abizaid

Undoubtedly, there are members of the former regime that are cooperating in some fashion and then there are extremists that are within Iraq that are cooperating with them.

— John Abizaid

We'll try to include Iraqi officers in our staffs. We will do everything we can to empower Iraqi security forces to stand up on their own and operate where they can alone.

— John Abizaid

We've got to ensure that the quality and the capability of these forces will be good enough to withstand the challenges that the insurgents and the terrorists will present to the new Iraqi government.

— John Abizaid

It's clear to me now that we've got to reach out to the Arab Sunni community in particular in an effort to cause some moderate political activity to take place so they join the future of Iraq.

— John Abizaid

I believe we've ... we've worked very hard with the Iraqis to build a better place ever since the fall of Saddam's government.

— John Abizaid

John Abizaid Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of John Abizaid quotes? Click on image of John Abizaid quotes to view full size.

John Abizaid Quotes Pictures 1
John Abizaid Quotes Pictures 2
John Abizaid Quotes Pictures 3
John Abizaid Quotes Pictures 4