Clinton trying to get Asians to increase demand

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A once in a lifetime opportunity to increase the US standard of living squandered.

Increasing domestic demand unilaterally and letting the rest of the world grow via net exports to the US is in our best interest.

Clinton begins Asia trip, calls for Global Economic Cooperation

by Indira A.R. Lakshmanan

Feb 16 (Bloomberg) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton kicked off the start of a weeklong trip to East Asia by calling for more cooperation from the region in alleviating the worldwide recession.