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.
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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
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A Bush presidency portends a return to the blatantly anti-African policies of the Reagan-Bush years, characterized by a general disregard for black people and a perception of Africa as a social welfare case.
Bush and his East-European ties
The U.S. has a long history, spanning both Republican and Democratic administrations, of advocating openness and accountability at the IFIs.
There is little in the above record to suggest a major departure in Middle East policy when Bush takes office in January.