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Recognizing Mongolia

By on 11.23.05 | 10:11AM

The WSJ editorial page returns fire at those criticizing President Bush for visiting Mongolia:

The press corps had a high old time mocking President Bush for visiting Ulan Bator this week, but Americans are lucky Mongolians aren't as cynical as journalists. Despite its small population, the country is keeping 150 of its troops in Iraq. As recent converts to democracy, Mongolians have a better appreciation for freedom's struggles than do certain Europeans we know.

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