"He came to Iraq with a new strategy," said Col. Boylan. "He provided the big ideas and he provided the direction and guidance with those big ideas, painting, if you will, the white lines on the road, the left and right limits, and allowed his commanders, and encouraged his commanders, to execute the missions that they've been given within those bounds. One of them was, we had to get out of the bases and protect the population."
"American reporters have had unprecedented access and freedom to report exactly what they are seeing," said Army Col. Steven Boylan, who placed journalists with combat units in the early days of the Iraq War.
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