Rumsfeld: War On Terrorism Will Be A Marathon, Not A Sprint

By Thomas Duffy / September 20, 2001 at 5:00 AM
As U.S. forces begin heading toward the Persian Gulf in anticipation of military action following last week's terrorist attacks, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld warned that the Bush administration's war on terrorism will be "a marathon, not a sprint" and said victory will be achieved when the American people "are satisfied they can live their lives in relative freedom and have the kinds of linkages with the rest of the world that we feel are so central to our well-being." Speaking...

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