WASHINGTON _ If the U.S. wants to win its war on terrorism, President Bush said Tuesday, Americans must reduce their addiction to illegal drugs that often help bankroll the works of terrorist organizations.
In outlining his new drug control policy at the White House, the president used unusually strong terms to link the drug trade with terrorism. He said the September attacks were made possible through the sale of illegal substances like heroin and other drugs.
"The drug trade supports terrorist networks," Bush said. "When people purchase drugs, they put money in the hands of those who want to hurt America, hurt our allies."
The remarks on Tuesday …