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Ed Koch: Ultimatum

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I still believe there is no greater danger facing the world today than Islamic terrorism. I also believe that—based on the information then available and the advice to the president by the CIA and its then director, George Tenet—our 2003 invasion and liberation of Iraq was justified. Considering that even Saddam’s own generals believed Saddam [&hellip
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Ed Koch: Snapshots

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The New York City Police Department does more than enforce the law. It also has an intelligence division that seeks to prevent crimes by infiltrating political groups that may use or advocate violence to achieve their goals. The legal aspects of these infiltration tactics are governed by a federal court decision known as “the Handschu guidelines,” [&hellip
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Ed Koch: ‘Short Bites’

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I support allowing gay men and lesbians who are public about their sexual orientation to serve without restriction in our armed forces. Currently enacted as a compromise under President Bill Clinton is the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” rule that permits the discharge of any gay man or lesbian in the armed forces—sometimes honorably and sometimes [&hellip
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Ed Koch: The Steamroller

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Two weeks ago, Gov. Spitzer—a self-described “steamroller”—appeared before the Association For A Better New York (ABNY) in front of the largest crowd, about 650 people, that I can recall at an ABNY breakfast, and wowed the audience with a bravura performance. Using slides and speaking extemporaneously, Spitzer put on the best and most convincing dog [&hellip
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