Secretary Rice with UN High Commissioner for Refugees Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie launch World Refugee Day at the National Geographic Society. State Department photo by Michael Gross. [remarks]
Grosvenor Auditorium, Washington, DC. June 15, 2005
|We have finally reached a point where humanitarian assistance, from us and others, can have an impact.|
By Angelina Jolie Thursday, February 28, 2008; 1:15 PM
The request is familiar to American ears: "Bring them home."
But in Iraq, where I've just met with American and Iraqi leaders, the phrase carries a different meaning. It does not refer to the departure of U.S. troops, but to the return of the millions of innocent Iraqis who have been driven out of their homes and, in many cases, out of the country.
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