The president's military advisers felt that the size of the force was adequate, they may still feel that years later. Some of us don't, I don't.
They were anticipating a different kind of immediate aftermath of the fall of Baghdad, it turned out to be not exactly as they had anticipated.
I made the case to Gen. Franks and Secretary Rumsfeld before the president that I was not sure we had enough troops. The case was made, it was listened to, it was considered. A judgment was made by those responsible that the troop strength was adequate.