Quotations in the News

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Posted: Mar 12, 2015 3:36 AM

"The chief is the kind of honorable man you don't have to go to. He comes to you when he knows that this is something we have to seriously discuss." — James Knowles III, mayor of Ferguson, Missouri, after Police Chief Thomas Jackson resigned.

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"I don't know how we live. We don't enjoy food or drinks... Every day that passes is like a year." — Mohammed Bakkar, a Syrian displaced by civil war at a refugee camp in Jordan and who hasn't seen his family in two years.

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"We are all concerned about what happens after the drums stop beating and ISIL is defeated, and whether the government of Iraq will remain on a path to provide an inclusive government for all of the various groups within it." — Army Gen. Martin Dempsey on Iran's role in the fight Islamic State militants in Iraq.