Future Tensions

Not even his fans have accused President George W. Bush of being quick or eloquent on his feet. Earlier this month, he showed again why extemporaneous speaking is not his forte. During the diplomatic visit of South Korean President Kim Dae Jung, Bush informed Kim that Washington would not be pursuing a missile agreement with North Korea. Kim, who had worked diligently with President Bill Clinton to achieve such an agreement, was disappointed. Bush explained his...

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