Experts fear the credit crunch will discourage governments worldwide from turning to taxpayers for assistance in climate-change efforts.
The money may not jump-start enough domestic spending, but signals to world leaders that China is engaged in resolving the global financial crisis.
The gathering follows a successful Muslim-Catholic forum at the Vatican.
The justices said restrictions off the coast of southern California jeopardized national security.
A 2004 classified order authorized the military to attack Al Qaeda operatives around the globe. As many as a dozen raids occurred under this mandate.
Bolivia, Ecuador, and Venezuela push back on US operations.
The goal is continuity in international relationships with a clear break from Bush’s approach.
He’s moving fast to build his governing team, but wants to avoid endorsing the policies of President Bush, whom he visits Monday.