Haiti: Policy At Sea

As the refugees keep pouring out and Clinton continues to flounder, the U.S. moves closer to a military solution

Presidents who travel overseas know they can never entirely leave their problems back home. But for Bill Clinton, on a seven-day trip to Europe for | the G-7 economic summit, the crisis in Haiti pursued him like a bad nightmare. Throughout the week, refugees continued to risk their lives and take to the seas by the thousands, undeterred by the Administration's newly enunciated policy of diverting the boat people to other Caribbean countries rather than the U.S.

Then, about 45 minutes after leaving Warsaw on Air Force One Thursday night, Clinton got word from Washington that Panamanian President Guillermo Endara was...

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