Mr Rumsfeld is in Europe to try to gain backing for possible military action against Iraq.
“It could last six days, six weeks. I doubt six months,” he said, speaking at the American air base at Aviano, in northern Italy.
whoops. Sorry, scratch that. Donald Rumsfeld, June 26th 2005:
“We’re not going to win against the insurgency. The Iraqi people are going to win against the insurgency,” Rumsfeld told “Fox News Sunday.” “That insurgency could go on for any number of years. Insurgencies tend to go on five, six, eight, 10, 12 years.”