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President George W Bush has marked the fifth anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq with a speech defending his decision to go to war.
Speaking at the Pentagon, Mr Bush said the war was one "we can and must win".
And he went on to say that the recent "surge" of US troops to Iraq has brought about "a major strategic victory in the broader war on terror".
The speech comes amid criticism in the US of the war, with some critics pointing to its high cost.
recent "surge" of US troops to Iraq has brought about "a major strategic victory in the broader war on terror".
Originally posted by Maxmars
Frankly, I think Bush is just speaking to the Republican conservative base - a morale booster shot - so to speak.