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BUSH SAYS TERROR IS THE ENEMY NOW

Former President George Bush says instability and terrorism have replaced communism as the biggest threat to peace in the world.

"Our enemy today is not international communism," he said Saturday. "Rather, our enemy today is unpredictability and instability. It is international terror."Before his private trip this weekend, Bush had not been to Romania since 1983, when he was vice president that was six years before dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was overthrown and shot by a firing squad.

"Twelve years ago, it was a tense visit," Bush said. "We could not meet with the people in any way. Suspicion hung in the air. In contrast, today I sense a great feeling of hope and optimism for what the future can bring."