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Obama Warns Of 'Double-Dip Recession'; Says Afghan Decision Is Weeks Away

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Obama Warns Of 'Double-Dip Recession'; Says Afghan Decision Is Weeks Away

Obama Warns Of 'Double-Dip Recession'; Says Afghan Decision Is Weeks Away

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After taking a little time to play tourist at the Great Wall, President Barack Obama has flown from China to South Korea for the last stop on his tour of Asia.

Also before leaving China, the president gave a round of interviews to U.S. TV news networks. Among the highlights:

-- He told Fox News' Major Garrett that there's a threat of a "double-dip recession" if the government piles on too much more debt. A "double-dip" occurs when the economy quickly slips back into recession after emerging from a downturn.

-- On CBS, Obama said he would fire anyone who's proved to have been leaking information about his decision-making process regarding how many more troops to send to Afghanistan. It will likely be several more weeks before he announces a decision on additional deployments, Obama also said.

On Morning Edition, NPR's Anthony Kuhn reported on the mixed reviews that the president's visit to China has generated there:

Obama Warns Of 'Double-Dip Recession'; Says Afghan Decision Is Weeks Away

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Update at 8:15 a.m. ET. CNN has posted video from its interview with the president:

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