"Do not let us be hair splitters. Let us not ask ourselves whether the Americas should begin to defend themselves after the first attack, or the fifth attack, or the tenth attack, or the twentieth attack. The time for active defense is now."And this (and when):
"...if you treat the Americans well they will always want to treat you better."And this (and when):
"I prefer to collaborate with my allies rather than with my enemies."...pop over to Expat Yank and check out the sidebar.
(A hint: one is by Winston Churchill.)