Here's One That's Going Well, Bill

GEORGE BUSH WILL BEQUEATH BILL CLINTON MESSES IN BOSnia, Iraq and Somalia, but the outgoing President hopes to have one situation pretty well cleaned up. Before leaving office, he may be able to lift the long-standing economic embargo against VIETNAM. Behind-the-scenes negotiations are under way, and Vietnam has already made commitments on some remaining critical issues, including access to POW/MIA records. Dissolving the embargo would enable U.S. companies to compete in the Vietnamese market with the Japanese and Australians already doing business there. If Clinton wants it, diplomatic relations could resume within six months.


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