Our forces will not be on the sidelines.
Morale is good; troops are confident; leaders are capable.
As far as Zarqawi is concerned, there is a network of extremists; it's not just Zarqawi.
I think what actually works best is local-level individual targeting of key leadership nodes.
You know as well as I do that counterinsurgency is a very nuanced type of military operation.
But I am satisfied that the information that we have that this is the work of Zarqawi, is accurate.
Well, the hardest thing to do, as we know from our own experience on 9/11 is protect everything all the time.
So, these political activities will create friction in and of themselves, and in this environment of friction there'll be additional violence.
But all that having been said, you can't, in a city of a million people like Karbala, or 5 million like Baghdad, you can't be in all places at all times.
In other words, for every 10 enemy you kill you bring on 20 new recruits to their anti-coalition cause then essentially you are working against yourself.