Maj. Gen. James D. Thurman quote
By Maj. Gen. James D. Thurman
November 14, 2006 1 / 1 Maj. Gen. James D. Thurman, commander, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, Nov. 14, 2006 VIEW ORIGINAL
Our strategy remains to clear, hold and build. We've seen positive effects in neighborhoods that we have cleared and continue to protect with combined forces. Protecting and holding the areas have provided the Iraqi government the opportunity to meet the basic needs for the people and to begin building civil capacity.
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