“Mr. Secretary-General, Mr. President, distinguished delegates, ladies and gentlemen: Twenty-four months ago and yesterday in the memory of America, the center of New York City became a battlefield and a graveyard and the symbol of an unfinished war. Since that day, terrorists have struck in Bali, in Mombasa, in Casablanca, in Riyadh, in Jakarta, in Jerusalem, measuring the advance of their cause in the chaos and innocent suffering they leave behind.
Last month, terrorists brought their war to the United Nations itself. The U.N. headquarters in Baghdad stood for order and compassion and for that reason, the terrorists decided it must be destroyed. [more …]