"There is no decision to pull out early, indeed quite the contrary," Mr. Rumsfeld said. "We will stay there as long as necessary" to set the nation on the road to security and democracy.
"The terrorists, the remnants of the regime, are going to school on us," Mr. Rumsfeld said. "They watch what takes place and then they make adjustments -- just as we go to school on them. We watch what takes place and make adjustments."
He added: "The test is who's going to outlast the other. And the answer is, we're going to outlast them."
Doesn't that just warm your heart? Somehow I don't think that strategy is the wisest one. Well, it is true that there are more Americans than there are Iraqis.