Stephen Hadley — American Politician born on February 13, 1947,

Stephen John Hadley was the 21st U.S. Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, serving under President George W. Bush... (wikipedia)

Initial reports are encouraging. In the end of the day, it's going to be deeds, not words, that matter.
In a military operation, the command and control elements are a legitimate target.
I think it is very important for any U.S. administration to be clear that America stands on the side of freedom and democracy and respect for individual rights.
We hope and we've made clear that the forces need to come out. It needs to be full and complete withdrawal. Our position is it needs to be done as soon as possible so that the elections can be free, fair and free of outside influence.
The violence seems to be diminishing. They've stared into the abyss a bit. I think they've all concluded that further violence... is not in their interests.