5. "He was so diplomatic he hardly spoke at all..."
- Quote by Dave Duncan
7. "on free commerce, open communication, shared knowledge, secular politics, religious coexistence, international law, and diplomatic immunity."
- Jack Weatherford, Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
9. "Blackwater had won $1 billion in diplomatic security contracts through the State Department alone.81"
- Jeremy Scahill, Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army