Better Roses Than Cocaine

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Author(s) Nicholas D. Kristof
Source The New York Times
Date April 24, 2008
Quotes-start.png "One of President Bush’s most costly actions was his flat rejection of the Kyoto climate treaty; it symbolized a my-way-or-the-highway approach that bolstered anti-Americanism around the world. If the Colombia free-trade pact is rejected and the U.S. backs away from its commitment to expanding trade, that may be the Democrats’ equivalent of Kyoto, signaling a retreat from internationalism. It would be seen as the United States thumbing its nose at the world." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Agreement should be ratified on the topic Colombia-United States Free Trade Agreement.