Powell Opens -Second Front- in Southeast Asia

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Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines are among the ten Southeast Asian nations signing a treaty today with the US that-s designed to -prevent, disrupt and combat- the spread of terrorist groups in countries with large Muslim populations. This -second front- is reportedly made up of Al Qaeda members who fled Afghanistan and are forming independent -super cells.- Secretary of State Colin Powell, a former military man, denies that the US is merely using the terrorist threat to establish US bases in the region. We assess the risks and rewards of US involvement, as well as Powell-s standing within the Bush administration, with a State Department correspondent, defense analysts from the Cato Institute and Kennedy School of Government, an expert on Asian terrorist organizations.
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