White House: No 'super powers' to find bin Laden

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says the failure to capture Osama bin Laden in the seven years since 9/11 shows the limitations of military and intelligence power.

White House press secretary Dana Perino says the U.S. doesn't have "super powers" to find the al-Qaida leader. But she says the country does have "very dedicated people" working to bring terrorists to justice.

The Bush administration is facing more criticism from Democrats for failing to capture bin Laden. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Bush hasn't put the "necessary resources and manpower" into the hunt for what Reid calls "America's Number-1 Enemy."

The president and first lady Laura Bush will mark 9/11 with a moment of silence on the South Lawn tomorrow morning. The president will also attend a ceremony for the dedication of a memorial at the Pentagon.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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