“This is not a time for further study or vague directives. We are right and they are wrong. It is as simple as that.”
Opening remarks to the UN General Assembly Special Session on Terrorism, UN, New York, USA, Monday 1 October 2001
Rudolph William Louis (Rudy) Giuliani was born on 28 May 1944 and became mayor of New York City in 1994, a post he held until 2001. Giuliani became internationally famous during and after the 11 September 2001 (9/11) attacks on the World Trade Center. He was already known widely for his tough stance on crime and social order in New York City and for substantially cutting the numbers receiving welfare.
Rudy Giuliani ran for the Republican Party nomination in the 2008 US presidential election but, after ...