| Intelligence we gathered at the time indicated that this was in fact leadership and we struck the leadership.
| From 8,000 miles away... I would not judge a fellow soldier from a friendly nation and how they are employing their resources.
| The bottom line is that after we defeat the armed forces of Iraq, that we will want to and need to provide stability throughout that country.
| Marines are very good at fighting... And if Gen. Franks wants fighters on the ground and he puts Marines in, he'll have what he wants.
| We prefer that the leaders of the Iraqi armed forces do the honorable thing; stop fighting for a regime that does not deserve your loyalty.
| I have to use the word 'insurgent' because I can't think of a better word right now.
| Tell it like it is.
| There has not yet been a major ground offensive battle... There are, we know, negotiations going on between the opposition forces and the Taliban leadership for surrender.
| Surrender your forces and give yourselves and your troops the opportunity to be a part of Iraq's future and not a part of Iraq's past.