“Is it so much to ask that each NATO country contribute 100 soldiers for a long weekend to advance the prospect of Iraqi elections? Heck, I’ll throw in the air fare myself. I have so many frequent-flier miles, I could even fly over a few hundred soldiers from European Union countries that aren’t in NATO. ”
Friedman, Thomas L. 2004. “Iraq, Ballots and Pistachios.”The New York Times. Dec. 12: WK13.