470  You know as well as I do that counterinsurgency is a very nuanced type of military operation.
490  Well, the reports are correct that we're conducting very robust military operations on the Afghan side of the border in areas where we think al-Qaida is operating and Taliban remnants are.
484  Well, the hardest thing to do, as we know from our own experience on 9/11 is protect everything all the time.
478  We've got to ensure that the quality and the capability of these forces will be good enough to withstand the challenges that the insurgents and the terrorists will present to the new Iraqi government.
486  We'll try to include Iraqi officers in our staffs. We will do everything we can to empower Iraqi security forces to stand up on their own and operate where they can alone.