Generals aren't in the business of commenting on the correctness or incorrectness of the President's decisions. Anybody who thinks he should be able to do that ought to be fired on the spot.
Moving into an unoccupied village when there's no opposition, I don't call that a military victory.
It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
I've got to tell you what, the soldier doesn't fight very hard for a leader who is going to shoot him, okay, on his own whim. That's not what military leadership is all about.
If Saddam were to be replaced tomorrow he would probably be replaced with someone who's just as bad or worse than he is.
War is a profane thing.