US SECRETARY OF DEFENSE DONALD RUMSFELD BRIEFS THE PRESS AT THE
U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld (L) with Chairman of the
Joint Chiefs Gen. Richard Myers briefs the Press at the Pentagon, March
21, 2003. Rumsfeld said that U.S.-led forces had intensified talks with
individual Iraqi military units over surrender conditions, though no
direct country-to-country talks on a general surrender were under way.