In his Afghanistan speech he said that “it is time to focus on nation-building here at home.”
I'm getting a real sense that a lot of people on both sides doubt the wisdom of a nation-building strategy.
“America, it is time to focus on nation-building here at home,” the president said.
Back at Foggy Bottom… More than three years after U.S. troops withdrew from Iraq, nation-building proceeds apace.
Road building, school building, training judges and the police is not nation-building.
In all this work of nation-building Washington was a prominent actor, no less sagacious as a statesman than as a skilled warrior.
We have now to enquire what have been the results of the process of nation-building.
It will be our place and privilege to follow them as they play their large and serious part in nation-building in Western Canada.
We have few reserves of intellectual life to draw upon when we come to the mighty labor of nation-building.
But in the meanwhile it is our part of the nation-building work to develop the resources of what we now call the West.