SALT LAKE CITY (BP)--When the United States was attacked by terrorists nearly five years ago, Americans awoke to the reality of the “decisive ideological struggle of the 21st century,” but they have since let down their guard, President Bush said Aug. 31.
“As the horror of that morning grows more distant, there is a tendency to believe that the threat is receding and this war is coming to a close,” Bush told veterans at the American Legion’s national convention in Salt Lake City. “That feeling is natural and comforting -- and wrong. As we recently saw, the enemy still wants to attack us. We're in a war we didn't ask for, but it's a war we must wage, and a war we will win.” Read More