«The insurgency in Iraq has no political future because the Iraqi people have demonstrated by going to the polls in huge numbers that they believe their political future is in the process that will culminate in December 2005 with free and fair elections.
The insurgents have no answer to that…It is a positive development that the Iraqis have taken to the politics this way and that they’re moving their country towards a more democratic future. And that will have an effect on the rest of the region.»

Utenriksminister Condoleezza Rice I et intervju med ITV