Excerpts of former General Wesley Clark`s May 2001 address at an Arkansas GOP fund-raiser. The text was provided by the Republican Party. ------ "I`m very glad we`ve got the great team in office, men like Colin Powell, Don Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney, Condoleeza Rice, Paul O`Neill -- people I know very well -- our president George W. Bush. We need them there, because we`ve got some tough challenges ahead in Europe." ------ "We were really helped when President Reagan came in ... He helped our country win the Cold War." ------ "We will always be grateful to President George Bush for that tremendous leadership and statesmanship," a reference to the first Bush administration`s role to end the Cold War. ------ "I discovered that when we lost our enemy we had lost our strategy. We lost our direction in the world," Clark`s assessment of U.S. foreign policy in 1994 during President Clinton`s first term.