'Strong Friend' Seals Bond With US

March 2004
Africa Monitor: North Africa Monitor;Mar2004, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p6
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The article focuses on Tunisia-U.S. foreign relations. Fresh from Tunisia's historic victory in the African Cup of Nations on February 14,2004 — a footballing victory that will surely boost the overall "feel-good factor" surrounding the country — Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali gained an audience at the U.S. White House with U.S. President George W. Bush. Ben Ali's message to Bush was simple: the fight to defeat terrorism is only in its infancy and cooperation needs to be stepped up.


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