President Bush and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf address the media in Cross Hall, Feb. 13. "The forces of history have accelerated the growth of friendship between the United States and Pakistan," said President Bush. "I believe the pages of history will record that this friendship was hopeful and positive and will lead to peace." In his statement to the press, President Musharraf stated, "I believe that Pakistan-United States relationship must draw strength from our past relationship as we move to a new century, a changed world and meet the challenges faced ahead." White House photo by Susan Sterner.