Dr. Condoleezza Rice is interviewed by the BBC's Andrew Marr on 11th November 2011 for a broadcast on Sunday 13th November discussing her new memoir 'No Higher Honour' / 'No Higher Honor' of her service in the US administration of President George W. Bush as firstly, National Security Advisor & secondly, Secretary of State.
Topics include - the loss of life and sacrifice in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Winning for freedom and democracy takes time. Iran nuclear weapons - tougher sanctions now and military force real option on the table to change Iranian nuclear weapons policy and regime.
Divisions with Vice President Dick Cheney. Strong opinions around the President.
Iraq planning - Pentagon could have done better after the fall of the Saddam Hussein regime.
Treatment of terrorist suspects tough to prevent next attack.
Worries about Pakistan failing to deal with extremists with its institutions. Concern about American leadership.
Security scare botulinum toxin 'likely we would die'. 'mice feet down' - fine, 'mice feet up' - toast.
Psychological stress of times.
Political future and running for office.
Video uploaded for Rice for President Yahoo Group by Peter Dow. Note although the audio here is as broadcast by the BBC, the video has been edited to include views which show Condi's book "No Higher Honour" beside a TV screen. The book though mentioned by Andrew Marr was not named or shown in the BBC broadcast. This omission by the BBC has been rectified by Peter Dow in this version for upload to YouTube.