March 11, 2006 - Posted at 1:06 p.m. CST
WHITE HOUSE (AP) _ President Bush says U-S forces are using
every possible resource against the deadliest threat to troops in
Iraq: homemade bombs.
In his weekly radio message, the president says terrorists in
Iraq know they can't defeat the U-S military directly, so they're
using remote-controlled explosives.
He says troops are getting more extensive training on spotting
the bombs, which can be buried along the roadside or concealed in
With nearly daily reports of bombings and other violence in
Iraq, Bush also said he understands why many Americans question the
mission. He said the last three years of tough fighting ``have
tested our resolve.''
A new poll finds more than three-fourths of Americans think
civil war in Iraq is likely.
His radio remarks are among the first in a series on Iraq
planned for the coming days, ahead of the third anniversary of the