” Go forward, knowing that you are greater than the challenges of your time. “


” You know, as director of the CIA, I got an awful lot of intelligence about all the horrible things that could go on across the world. “


” You know, one thing I’ve learned over 40 years is that when you have jobs in Washington, you do it day by day and that’s what I’m doing as secretary of defense. “


” When you’re smaller and leaner, you’re not going to have that large a presence throughout the world. “


” When you cut a half-a-trillion dollars from the defense budget, it affects almost every area in the defense budget. “


” I think soon after I became director of the CIA – President Obama pulled me into the Oval Office and said: ‘Look, I just want you to know that your top priority is to go after Osama bin Laden.’ “


” Well, you know, any defense force worth its salt has to be able to deal with uncertainty, has to be able to deal with events that we may not have planned for. “



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Go forward, knowing that you are greater than the challenges of your time.
You know, as director of the CIA, I got an awful lot of intelligence about all the horrible things that could go on across the world.
You know, one thing I
When you
When you cut a half-a-trillion dollars from the defense budget, it affects almost every area in the defense budget.
I think soon after I became director of the CIA - President Obama pulled me into the Oval Office and said:
Well, you know, any defense force worth its salt has to be able to deal with uncertainty, has to be able to deal with events that we may not have planned for.

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