"This is a war and it is a war in which the enemy is being brutal and the only way to stop them is with force. And in the particular case of the drones they are a critical element of our effort, our campaign, our strategy to deny the terrorists who are terrorizing the people Afghanistan and of Pakistan a safe haven from which to strike."
- US Senator Joe Lieberman, in Kabul with John McCain to sell the surge
Another gem from Lieberman: "Iraq was yesterday's war, Afghanistan is today's war. If we don't act preemptively, Yemen will be tomorrow's war."