Bushs stated top priority on trade is to guide new language through the U.S. Congress to grant the administration authority to negotiate new trade agreements with other nations under the so-called fast track rules under which Congress simply votes yes
U.S. defense contractors were full participants in the last election cycle
Many see self-interest behind U.S. claims to be upholding high moral principles, and they also see hypocrisy in the U.S. government's reluctance to be bound by the same instruments it is so ready to apply to others.
Even other Persian Gulf countries have moderated their positions toward Saddam in light of his ostentatious and highly popular condemnation of Israel's violent retaliation against the new Palestinian Intifada.
While Latin America may be off the maps of key political pundits, the Bush administration faces immediate and extremely important policy challenges that will shape U.S.-Latin American relations over the course of President Bush's tenure in the White House
Will Africa be âoff the agendaâ of a Bush administration?
A dangerous blind spot in the incoming administrations view of Russian affairs is its inadequate understanding of the significance of the newly independent states.
George W. Bushs decision to make his first overseas trip to Mexico, in mid-February, has generated a great deal of speculation about what this could possibly mean for changes in U.S. policy toward Latin America over the next four years.
The new administration must look critically at how we define security.
The Bush administration has made many of its major priorities clear through the selection of the presidentâs foreign policy advisers.