"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."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."John Abizaid on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."John Abizaid on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."John Abizaid on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."John Abizaid on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."John Abizaid on Marilyn Monroe
"And so I think that if the person has the funds, the network, and the equipment to do this, and also the experience, which is the key factor, then they can be quite deadly."
"I think what actually works best is local-level individual targeting of key leadership nodes."