— Alex Salmond Scottish National Party politician and former First Minister of Scotland 1954
Scotland in the World Forum (February 4, 2008)
Contexto: I want Scotland to be a leader in international conflict resolution. I want to build on the tremendous sense of goodwill towards our nation across the globe. Real leadership is not just about winning conflict - it is about having a strategy to defuse it. Resolution of conflict is harder, more subtle, more difficult.