Bush in Asia and APEC

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Asian Pacific leaders wanted to talk about trade-but President Bush insisted that terrorism should also be on their agenda. He told them that the war on terror doesn-- impede free trade-it makes it possible to continue. We get a progress report on his trip to a region where anti-Americanism is becoming a fact of life. Were the World Trade talks picked up where they left off when developing nations walked out in Cancun? What about the economic challenge from China? Are free trade and the War on Terror really as compatible as the Bush Administration says they are?
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