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EU Leaders Balk at Bush’s New Flight Plan

The skies won’t seem so friendly to Europeans looking to travel to the U.S. soon if President Bush’s list of new security demands is implemented despite the resistance and outrage it has sparked among EU officials, whose countrymen will encounter additional headaches if their leaders don’t get with Bush’s program.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008 READ MORE


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Diplomat’s Abduction Aggravates Iran-U.S. Relations

Iran says it is holding the United States responsible for the life and safety of an Iranian diplomat who was kidnapped Sunday. Iraqi officials say Jalal Sharafi was abducted by men wearing the uniform of a special unit under American command, but the U.S. has denied any involvement.

Posted on Feb 6, 2007 READ MORE


U.S. Diplomat Cites ‘Arrogance and Stupidity’

A senior State Department official recently had a frank chat with Al Jazeera, saying: “I think there is great room for strong criticism, because without doubt, there was arrogance and stupidity by the United States in Iraq.”  Though Alberto Fernandez denies using those particular words, the BBC has verified the statement.

Posted on Oct 22, 2006 READ MORE


Rice Concedes Errors in Iraq

The secretary of state admits that the U.S. has probably made thousands of “tactical errors” in Iraq but defends the larger policy of invading Iraq.

Posted on Mar 31, 2006 READ MORE


Danforth Takes On the Christian Right

The retired U.S. senator, diplomat and Episcopal priest is counting on “nausea” to sour people on evangelical politics. | story
To that, we can only say “Amen!”

Posted on Feb 2, 2006 READ MORE


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