President Bush says he has faith in the U.S. intelligence community, even though no large stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction have been found in Iraq. Mr. Bush says the weapons inspection process must go on.
The president says based on what he knows now, he still believes the Iraq war was justified.
"There is no doubt in my mind the world is a better place without Saddam Hussein," Mr. Bush said.
But there have been no breakthroughs in the search for weapons of mass destruction. And David Kay, who stepped down last Friday as head of the U.S. inspection team says he doubts they will ever be found.
Mr. Kay places the blame on faulty intelligence. But the president says he has confidence in the U.S. intelligence community.
"These are unbelievably hard-working dedicated people who are doing a great job for America," President Bush said.
Mr. Bush spoke at the start of a meeting with the president of Poland, a key U.S. ally in Iraq.