Those who made the decisions with imperfect knowledge will be judged in hindsight by those with considerably more information at their disposal and time for reflection.
Death has a tendency to encourage a depressing view of war.
As you know, you go to war with the army you have, not the army you might want or wish to have at a later time.
What we are seeing is not the war in Iraq. What we're seeing is slices of the war in Iraq.
Those who follow orders to commit such crimes will be found and they will be punished. War crimes will be prosecuted. And it will be no excuse to say, 'I was just following orders.' Any official involved in such crimes will forfeit hope of amnesty or leniency with respect to past action.