&to=http://english.pravda.ru/mailbox/22/101/397/13432_Bush.html' target=_blank>President Bush says staying the course in the war on terror will make the world safer for future generations, though he acknowledges an all-out &to=http://english.pravda.ru/columnists/2002/04/13/27598.html' target=_blank>victory against terrorism may not be possible.
In an interview on NBC-TV's "Today" show broadcast to coincide with Monday's start of the Republican National Convention in New York, Bush said retreating from the war on terror "would be a disaster for your children."
"You cannot show weakness in this world today because the enemy will exploit that weakness," he said. "It will embolden them and make the world a more dangerous place."
When asked "Can we win?" the war on terror, Bush said, "I don't think you can win it. But I think you can create conditions so that the — those who use terror as a tool are — less acceptable in parts of the world."
Bush planned to campaign Monday in New Hampshire, which has voted for only four Democratic presidential nominees in the past 100 years but is up for grabs this November. It's his eighth trip to the state as president, reports Associated Press.
According to Breaking News as the Republican National Convention opens in New York today, Bush is campaigning in New Hampshire, a tiny swing state where a victory is not a sure bet. It’s his eighth trip to the state as president.