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Fact of the Week

Fact of the Week

One of George Bush's supposed strengths as a presidential candidate was his rapport with Mexican president Vicente Fox. According to the New York Times, Mexico will snub the United States and join France in supporting military action in Iraq only if Iraq prevents weapons inspections. Furthermore, Mexico and the United States remain at odds on issues of trade and migration.

Sources: New York Times, 28 October 2002; Daily Kos weblog, 28 October 2002.

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