Articles by Tim Weiner



U.S. Diplomat 'X' Dies at 101

  • 21 March 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
New York -- George Kennan, the American diplomat who did more than any other envoy of his generation to shape United States policy during the Cold War, died Thursday night in Princeton, New Jersey. He was 101.

In Haiti, the News Is the Price of Rice

  • 02 June 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
One lesson of life in Haiti is never to say things cannot get any worse. They can, and they have.

Rudy to Clean Up Mexico City

  • 18 October 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Back in 1519, Hernando Cortes, a foreigner with some fairly severe ideas about law enforcement, came to clean up this city, vowing to ""chastise evildoers."" He wound up destroying the city to save it.

Dostum Takes Back Control of Mazar

  • 12 November 01
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
General Abdul Rashid Dostum, whose forces took control of Mazar-i-Sharif, an important crossroads in northern Afghanistan, on Friday night, is the very model of a modern Uzbek warlord.