Local officials had not helped because powerful leaders had wanted the land, he added.
Corporate officials have helped create an economy that is the envy of the world.
In the new one, a sideline monitor and official would help the referee.
If the person is still in danger, officials will help them find other secure housing arrangements.
Increasingly officials helped to make policy, sometimes with decisive effect.
Chinese officials did not help their cause by boasting there would be no demonstrations against the Games in the next seven years.
"But it didn't work out that way, and the officials didn't help us in the first fight."
Similarly, officials can help determine the mental stability of their own soldiers.
But, he said, federal officials would help the states collect through a "reconciliation process," the details of which were still being worked out.
After illegal workers were found, the officials helped legal residents get those jobs, the officials said.