U.S. President George W. Bush, left, and first lady Laura Bush wave to the crowd from Air Force One upon arrival at Manila's international airport, Oct. 18, 2003. President Bush arrived in the Philippines from Japan, and was also headed to Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia and Australia as part of his trip centered on attending the Asia-Pacific summit Oct. 19-21.
Protesters in Manila burn U.S. flags to protest the visit of U.S. President George W. Bush, Oct.18, 2003. In a visit tense with security fears, President Bush sped through Manila streets crowded with flag-waving supporters and angry protesters and pledged to help the beleaguered Philippines battle rising terrorism.
U.S. President George W. Bush kisses Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's granddaughter Micaela before walking together to Malacanang Palace for a bilateral meeting, Oct. 18, 2003.
U.S. President George W. Bush, President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, first lady Laura Bush, and Mike Arroyo arrive for the State Dinner at Malacanang Palace in Manila, the Philippines, Oct. 18, 2003.
U.S. President George W. Bush addresses Thai troops at the Royal Thai Army Headquarters in Bangkok, Oct. 19, 2003. Mr. Bush praised the Thai military for its help in the war on terrorism and thanked them for their service in Afghanistan.
China's President Hu Jintao, left, meets with U.S. President George W. Bush in Bangkok, Thailand, Oct. 19, 2003. Both Hu and Bush were in the Thai capital to attend the two-day APEC summit meeting.
U.S. President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush pause in front of the Royal Pantheon as they view a Kinaree, a mythical half-human half-bird, while touring the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and the Grand Palace, Oct. 19, 2003 in Bangkok, Thailand.
President Bush and first lady Laura Bush pose with Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej, fourth from right, and Queen Sirikit, fourth from left, and other Thai royal family members at the start of a State Dinner at the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Oct. 19, 2003.
As President Bush tours the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand, Secretary of State Colin Powell, followed by National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, walks amid journalists, security agents, and White House aides as he navigates through the chaos of the presidential entourage to view the splendors of ancient Siam, Oct. 19, 2003.
U.S. first lady Laura Bush, center, uses a fan as she tours the Royal Pantheon with her counterparts Kwon Young-sook, left, of South Korea, and Pojamarn Shinawatra of Thailand, and other spouses of the APEC leaders in Bangkok, Oct. 20, 2003.
Protesters chant anti-American slogans during a demonstration against U.S. president George Bush, Oct. 20, 2003, in Solo, Indonesia. Mr. Bush planned to visit the resort island for a few hours to meet with Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri and top Muslim leaders.
U.S. President George W. Bush, left, and Chilean President Ricardo Lagos Escobar take seats prior to the start of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum summit meeting at the Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, Oct. 20, 2003. Threats from terrorists and North Korea overshadowed pressing global trade issues at the summit, as the United States insisted that the entire world was at risk.