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Middle East Free Trade

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Middle East Free Trade

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President Bush says free trade could lead to prosperity and freedom in the Middle East. As the president meets with Arab leaders in Egypt, host Neal Conan and guests discuss the role economic reform could play in transforming the region's politics.

Guests:

Charlene Barshefsky
*U.S Trade Representative under President Clinton
*Senior international partner at Wilmer, Cutler, & Pickering

Edward Walker
*Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates
*President of the Middle East institute

Ali Abootalebi
*Assistant professor of political science, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

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