• Based on the people l've spoken to, I think the impression is: Is America safer from Al Qaeda? Yes. Is America weaker as a nation because we have overspent and over-focused on Al Qaeda? Yes. I think that would be the conclusion that people seem to have come to and that I tend to agree with.

    "Inside Libya: A Conversation with NBC's Richard Engel". Interview with Nurit Zunger, September 1, 2011.