In the Gulf War, U.S. Marine Corps wheeled vehicles were killing Iraqi T-72 tanks.

— Ralph Peters

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The great paradox of the 21st century is that, in this age of powerful technology, the biggest problems we face internationally are problems of the human soul.

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The extremes to which Western elites will go to avoid blaming radical Islam for terrorism cripples our efforts to protect innocent Muslims. Terrified of offending butchers, we insist that we're the bigots, not them. We make excuses for monsters.

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Social peace requires reciprocity.

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Imam Rauf and his backers have every legal right to build their extravagant Islamic center within the lethal radius of Ground Zero. But the rest of us have the right to question why they insist on doing so.

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Each day, each one of us chooses not to do many things that would be legal but offensive to those around us.

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We have moved from an age in which government leaders sought to do what was best for the people to one in which the political leadership is convinced it knows what is best for the people, whether they like it or not.

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A Hamas terrorist, a UN aid worker and a journalist walked into a Gaza hookah bar. And no one could tell who was who.

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Make no mistake: the anti-war voices long for us to lose any war they cannot prevent.

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Our president seems determined to do anything he can with the Russians and the Russians hate - but a report and hates us. He is malevolent and he is as close to pure evil as I can find. He's also brilliant. I don't understand what any American would want an alliance with Russia. We should be strengthening our alliance with democracies instead of trashing nato we should be building it up much more strongly.

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If there is a single power the West underestimates, it is the power of collective hatred.

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A soldier's longing to talk about his experiences of battle is a wound that never heals.

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The F-22 is a shameful, disgraceful boondoggle and it revolts me.

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About Ralph Peters

Quotes 26 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Soldier
Birthday October 16

There is no lack of bravery in the ranks of our armed forces, but bureaucratic cowardice rules in our intelligence establishment (as well as at the higher levels of military command).

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Human beings may hate a distant enemy in theory, but they generally prefer to kill their neighbors.

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Idealism has devolved into madness.

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When I'm writing about reality, I'm writing about death.

When I'm writing fiction, I'm writing about life.

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I fear that we read of war, like women gossip, to enjoy the bitter misery of others.

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The M-1 is the best tank in the world, if you can get it to the war in time, if you have a Saddam Hussein who'll give you seven months to move your forces in.

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Vladimir Putin hates America, he wants to hurt us.

Suddenly Vladimir Putin is a good guy, Russia is okay, no it's not. Russia is evil, Russia is our enemy.

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I've been to many countries and watched a number of conflicts or their residue, and I've served in the military.

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Jihad expands Islam's domain by any means available.

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We [the U.S.] think nothing... of attempting to inflict upon other peoples forms of government ill-tailored to their needs.

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A nation that is Christian at its heart doesn't need to write it into law.

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We [Americans] choose not to understand the world on terms other than our own.

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The message of Vietnam is not that Americans will not take casualties;

it is that the American people do not want the lives of their sons and daughters wasted.

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