America Abroad

The Delicate Balancing Act

George Bush is back in Washington for no more than a week before flying off again. He is, as so often seems the case, between summits. It is no secret that this most peripatetic of Presidents prefers diplomacy to what he sometimes calls the "domestic stuff."

Next time he has a quiet moment at 35,000 ft., he should put aside his briefing books long enough to sample a spate of recent articles and speeches that all say the same thing: Come home, America. Now that the Red Menace is history and the Emir of Kuwait is back on his throne, many...

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