Bush On Iraq: "My Measure Of Success Is Victory - And Success"

President Bush was asked today what he says to critics who see no end in sight in the war in Iraq - is it an open-ended war? And he effectively said it is - at least for the remaining 10 months of his presidency.

"So long as I'm the president, my measure of success is victory - and success,'' the president said in the Rose Garden, standing alongside British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, leader of a nation that has stood as the staunchest ally of the United States at war in Iraq and Afghanistan but has begun to draw down troops from Iraq and is moving its remaining forces "from combat to over-watch.''

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