Sunday, May 08, 2005

Freedom Words from Riga

President Discusses Freedom and Democracy in Latvia

President Bush's speech in Riga on Saturday was undoubtedly a major one, laying down a policy line concerning both the past and the future of Europe that is unlikely to earn him much applause within the walls of the Kremlin of today.

That he proceeds from Moscow to Tbilisi in Georgia, where he is scheduled to have a major speech at Freedom Square, is unlikely to improve things from the Kremlin perspective.