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The Condoleezza -- new book is called no higher honor a memoir my years in Washington so Vice President Cheney was critical view.
Over the weapons of mass destruction controversy in.
These -- Africa.
Right the allocate thing people remember that that Saddam Hussein was allegedly trying to buy stuff and up up up up up and it again didn't turn out to be true.
So Cheney writes quote she you doctor rice came into my office sat down chair next to me and tearfully admitted I have been right unfortunately the damage was done.
Cheney referring to a difference of opinion that you guys had.
Because she said well we should have concluded that into the president's speech when he was explained that Republicans so we you cry and in Cheney's office well.
So he made that up.
I don't know why he thought I was crying -- may be the tears in his eyes -- that I would have enough.
So this is hyperbole gonna put our president may -- it's hyperbole you know I have -- I cried when I saw wounded soldiers.
I cried couple days after September 11.
I cried when I was sitting with the victims of rape and dark for who'd been -- some of them by UN peacekeepers but in the vice president's office because the press report now.
He didn't like you because you didn't.
Agree with him on a lot of things North Korea terrorism watch list you wanted them off he didn't.
And then there was the controversy over Sheikh Mohamed Khalid Sheikh Mohamed you want and what to stop the waterboarding at that.
And no -- -- I just wanted to bring Khalid Sheikh Mohamed to quantum Guantanamo out of the shuttle's tell the American people we had the mastermind of 9/11.
The United States doesn't disappear people.
We thank you don't want that because he wanted to do was secretly thought -- we get more al-Qaeda -- -- right.
Well Khalid Sheikh Mohamed was pretty much past his intelligence value we resorting Cheney in your opinion when you have this difference of opinion I'm sure you've listened to his point of view I think of course is why didn't he want.
A public exposition of what -- -- -- and where he was going I don't know.
I never told -- his view was that once she started down that road you would Begin to unravel.
The entire operation we still have some of these.
People that we needed for intelligence value but -- my point to him and the president ultimately three.
Is that we've done nothing to these same -- OK so he didn't want any exposition on what the USA was doing at all that's my recollection of yes all right now.
He -- -- -- -- guy Cheney is a tough guy.
I and and he -- North Korea be.
One that terrorism unless you wanna do we engaged them the hope that they you can bring them into somehow right now I -- -- not to know rationality in North Korea should never be in the same size.
What I wanted was to get inspectors on the ground.
I won at the north Koreans to Begin to dismantle their nuclear capability -- for plutonium bomb.
And I believe we're gonna learn more on the ground than sitting in Washington DC we got another kind of disagreement that happen is a substantive disagreement about it this things happen all the time not personal substantive yet but it was personally Cheney's book and and Rumsfeld -- I'm so talk down -- -- -- you're an academic.
-- one to have meetings and all that and then use and that you -- joint appearances with the secretary of defense were disasters.
So what was -- -- there.
Well the time is kind of irascible property guy and I think that sometimes Don had trouble with the fact that we were.
Now in a position of Collins he's been my -- he'd been someone who championed my career.
But again we have substantive disagreements not personal -- -- don't you think that both guys were little -- soft that you would challenging them.
What you're intruding on the picked her.
Well I think they both of them understood that I was national security advisor close relationship with the president -- sometimes the onslaught.
That I was putting the president's words and and my words in the presence now that absolutely so so there was this it just a power thing like who can get the president's ear and they thought you were a threat that's Washington all of the time but I think that's what it is it's a -- -- all of the time and fortunately we were able to mostly make it work.
I have my job to do when I became secretary of state I was no longer the honest broker was no longer coordinating them I could make my own views known.
And I think from the vice president's point of view he didn't like that I won most of those arguments -- I don't mind I can't imagine that he would like that now from reading -- book it seems we -- glad you're out of it I am.
But you awfully nice to -- back at Stanford university -- in the thirty years watching a football team meeting over the national champ right unity Clinton on its football and we're taking it one step at a time Oregon Ducks.
And they are such a tough they are up -- there are tough all right.
It's a fascinating book and I appreciate you coming in taken fire no higher honor memoir of my years in Washington.
And you know I think if the vice president is watching.
That you should be -- Like a no spin and doctor rice here in commodity and then have a chat that was to -- that's where it's always great thank you doctor appreciated but -- Juarez effective.
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