- The driving
force behind today's terrorist threat is Islamist fundamentalism.
The struggle we are engaged in is, at root, ideological. During
the last century a strain of Islamist thinking has developed
which, like other totalitarianisms, such as Nazi-ism and Communism,
offers its followers a form of redemption through violence.
Cameron # Religion,
- I am
a Communist, a convinced Communist! For some that may be a
fantasy. But to me it is my main goal.
Gorbachev # Communism,
is born out of misery, and if the West does not show more
understanding, those people will take up arms and turn to
others, that is the Soviet Union.
Mitterrand # Communism,
I did, all my actions, all of the problems I had I dedicate
to God and to Chile, because I kept Chile from becoming Communist.
Pinochet # God,
would happen if capital succeeded in smashing the Republic
of Soviets? There would set in an era of the blackest reaction
in all the capitalist and colonial countries, the working
class and the oppressed peoples would be seized by the throat,
the positions of international communism would be lost.
Stalin # Capital,
is the sharpest and the strongest weapon of our party.
Stalin # Media,
war is not as in the past; whoever occupies a territory also
imposes on it his own social system. Everyone imposes his
own system as far as his army can reach. It cannot be otherwise.
Stalin # War,
- The experience
of the last 20 years has shown that in peacetime the Communist
movement is never strong enough for the Bolshevik Party to
seize power. The dictatorship of such a Party will only become
possible as the result of a major war.
Stalin # Experience,
- In the
midst of the conflagration of war we organized the Red Army
and converted our country into a military camp. The spirit
of the great Lenin inspired us at that time for the war against
Stalin # War,
- I consider
it completely unimportant who in the party will vote, or how;
but what is extraordinarily important is this-who will count
the votes, and how.
Stalin # Party,
- Our position
is this. Maintaining neutrality and waiting for the right
time, the USSR will presently assist Germany economically
and supply her with raw materials and provisions.
Stalin # War,
not talk about Communism. Communism was just and idea, just
pie in the sky.
Yeltsin # Communism,
- I want
to apologize for our unfulfilled dreams. What we thought would
be easy has proved painfully difficult. I would like to apologize
for having failed to justify the hopes of the people who believed
that we would be able to make a leap from the gloomy and stagnant
totalitarian past to a bright, prosperous and civilized future
at just one go.
Yeltsin # Dreams,
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