Bush Lauds India on Trade, Terror War
NOAH ADAMS, host:
But first, President Bush concluded a three day visit to India today. He left the country after reaching a significant agreement that gives India access to U.S. nuclear know-how.
BRAND: Before leaving, President Bush delivered a speech in New Delhi. The President remarked on India's thriving economy and the importance of America's continuing trade with the world's largest democracy.
ADAMS: Addressing American critics of outsourcing, sending jobs to other nations like India, the President said the answer wasn't more protectionist policies.
President GEORGE W. BUSH: The United States will not give in to the protectionists and lose these opportunities. For the sake of workers in both our countries, America will trade with confidence.
BRAND: President Bush also emphasized the United States and India's shared commitment to fight terrorism.
President BUSH: When your prime minister addressed the United States Congress, he said this: We must fight terrorism wherever it exists because terrorism anywhere threatens democracy everywhere.
ADAMS: President Bush speaking in New Delhi earlier today at the end of a three-day trip to that country. The President is now off to Pakistan for talks with President Musharraf to discuss their country's joint efforts in the war on terror.