Alexander Haig

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Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr. (December 2, 1924February 20, 2010) was a general in the United States Army and later the Secretary of State from 1981 to 1982.


  • Constitutionally, gentlemen, you have the president, the vice president and the secretary of state, in that order, and should the president decide he wants to transfer the helm to the vice president, he will do so. As for now, I'm in control here, in the White House, pending the return of the vice president and in close touch with him. If something came up, I would check with him, of course.
  • Israel is the largest American aircraft carrier in the world that cannot be sunk, does not carry even one American soldier, and is located in a critical region for American national security. [2].
  • That's not a lie, it's a terminological inexactitude.

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