When the Normandy Invasion was planned, a very specific strategic objective was given, and that strategic objective was the basis upon which the plan for the Normandy Invasion was derived.
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.