Michael G. Vickers, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict & Interdependent Capabilities, speaks with The Associated Press during an interview, Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, at the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Michael G. Vickers, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict & Interdependent Capabilities, speaks with The Associated Press during an interview, Friday, Nov. 16, 2007, at the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)