June 7, 2007 3:00 AM

Albania took Uighurs from U.S. when no one else would

President Bush visits Albania this weekend in part to express his gratitude to a nation thats firmly supported his administrations policies, and even gone so far as to accept eight former terrorism suspects who were unwelcome everyplace else. Albania has cooperated with the United States in foiling terrorist attacks on U.S. targets and has sent troops to Afghanistan and Iraq, but in accepting the five Uighurs Muslims from northwestern China and an Uzbek, Egyptian and Algerian its performed a service that no other ally would do.

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