March 10, 2007

ALONG THE AXIS OF GOOD:

A steadfast ally: President Bush's visit to Colombia will help reaffirm U.S. support for a partner in the fight against terrorism. (LA Times, March 10, 2007)

ON SUNDAY, George W. Bush will become the first U.S. president to set foot in Bogota since Ronald Reagan visited in 1982. It's a noteworthy milestone. Colombia, the top recipient of U.S. aid in the Western Hemisphere, is an important ally. Bush has rightly backed President Alvaro Uribe in his efforts to strengthen Colombia's democracy, and Congress should follow Bush's lead by approving the free-trade agreement the two countries have negotiated and by continuing to provide support to Colombia's military.

Posted by Orrin Judd at March 10, 2007 2:27 PM
Comments

"Congress should ...provide support to Colombia's military." Dems to support the military? Are you kidding?

Posted by: ic at March 10, 2007 3:26 PM

Funny how the top recipient of US aid is also the top exporter of cocaine.
Its also funny how the Colombian/American military down there spends a lot more time guarding oil pipelines than they do busting up terrorist cells.
I'll bet someone money that Columbia eventually goes to war against Venezuela.

Posted by: gupta at March 10, 2007 3:58 PM

gupta, it's great that you take the time to explain things to us.

Posted by: erp at March 10, 2007 5:29 PM

From your lips to God's ears. Chavez needs doing.

Posted by: oj at March 10, 2007 6:28 PM
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