The President looks forward to a new UN Security Council
resolution that pressures the Iraqi regime to respond to the
requirements of the international community and makes clear there will
be consequences from non-compliance.
Every nation that shares in the benefits of peace also shares
in the duty of defending peace. The time has come once again for the
UN to live up to the purposes of its founding to protect our common
The purpose of the resolution is to provide the tools,
equipment, and means necessary for the inspectors to carry out the will
of the Security Council.
The President has urged the UN Security
Council to act now to enforce its own resolutions. This is the United
Nations' chance to make certain that Saddam Hussein disarms so that
peace can be protected.
America has never sought to dominate or conquer, but to
liberate. Our desire is to help Iraqi citizens find the blessings of
liberty within their own culture and their own traditions.
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