http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080328/ap_on_go_pr_wh/bush]Bush: Iraq violence a defining moment (AP) [/URL]



AP - President Bush declared on Friday that Iraq stands at a defining moment as it struggles to put down heavily armed Shiite militias in new flare-ups of violence that threaten to undercut security gains and sway his decision about U.S. troop drawdowns.