Friday, February 15, 2008

For Bush, interest in Africa is strategic and personal

International Herald Tribune: "WASHINGTON: The United States has economic, political and security interests in Africa. More and more, President Bush has personal ones.
Heading into his second trip to the continent, Bush was pressed by radio reporters from the region about what was really driving his agenda. He spoke of instilling hope and opportunity as an alternative to extremism, a familiar theme for him. But he also spoke about a moral imperative — his country's and his own."