APEC a Useful Outlet For Regional Tensions and Disagreements

Les Whittington
Published: Wednesday, 11/30/2005 12:00 am EST

The city of Busan, South Korea, has the world's third largest container port. So it wasn't surprising that local security forces used the huge metal shipping crates as street barricades to keep thousands of demonstrators away from the modern glass structure where 21 regional leaders met for the APEC summit.

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