If I, taking care of everyone's interests, also take care of my own, you can't talk about a conflict of interest.
The political tradition of ancient thought, filtered in Italy by Machiavelli, says one thing clearly: every prince needs allies, and the bigger the responsibility, the more allies he needs.
I was never convinced that war was the best system to bring democracy to the country.
I'm not a traditional politician, and I have a sense of humor. I'll try to soften it and become boring, maybe even very boring, but I'm not sure if I'll be able to.
We all say no to war, we are all for justice and peace. But sometimes in order to maintain peace, armed action is necessary. But we hope it won't be the case.
I am certain that we need a solution completely separate from military intervention.
On the contrary, I tried on numerous occasions to convince the American president not to go to war. I did what was within my capabilities to avoid that happening.
Bush will keep up that policy that gives the United State the role of promoting freedom in the world.
The link between my experience as an entrepreneur and that of a politician is all in one word: freedom.