Articles by Adam Entous



New Assessment on Iran Drives Policy Shift

  • 21 September 09
  • Reuters
The new U.S. assessment of how long it would take for Iran to have an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the United States and all of Europe was contained in a classified document sent to Obama some four months before Thursday's announcement.

Israel Mulls Suspension of Abbas-Hamas Ties

  • 13 February 07
  • Reuters
Israel is considering suspending contacts with moderate Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas if his new unity government with Hamas does not meet international demands, Israeli officials said Monday.

Israel to Halt Tax Payments to Hamas

  • 01 February 06
  • Reuters
Israel's next payment due totals $55 million and was to cover thousands of Palestinians' salaries.

9/11 Panel Won't See Rice Speech

  • 08 April 04
  • Reuters
The White House has refused to provide the panel investigating the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks with a speech National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice was to deliver on that day touting missile defense as a priority rather than al-Qaida, sources said Tuesday.

U.S. Expects $455Bln Budget Hole in 2003

  • 17 July 03
  • Reuters
The White House said Tuesday that federal budget deficits would balloon to a record $455 billion this fiscal year and to $475 billion in 2004, a presidential election year, even without factoring in the mounting cost of the U.S. occupation of Iraq.

Bush Pushes Mideast Peace Plan

  • 04 June 03
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush launched the most ambitious U.S. Middle East peace mission in two years Tuesday, meeting Arab leaders to try to win support for ending Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed.

Greenspan Likely to Accept Another Term

  • 25 April 03
  • Reuters
Sticking with Alan Greenspan as Federal Reserve chief was shrewd politics for U.S. President George W. Bush, but analysts said Bush still faces hurdles in reviving the economy.

N. Korea May Consider Multilateral Discussions

  • 14 April 03
  • Reuters
North Korea shifted significantly toward U.S. calls for multilateral talks on its suspected nuclear arms plans and Washington voiced interest, saying it would follow up through diplomatic channels.

Senior Adviser Quits Bush's Team

  • 28 February 03
  • Reuters
Glenn Hubbard abruptly resigned Wednesday as chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, rounding out a shake-up of U.S. President Bush's economic team.

Bush Vows To Double SEC Funds

  • 13 January 03
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush said Saturday he would propose the largest-ever increase in the Securities and Exchange Commission's budget, promising to restore investor confidence by cracking down on corporate crime and boosting the economy with tax cuts.

Bush to Congress: Act On Corporate Abuses

  • 22 July 02
  • Reuters
Stepping up efforts to stabilize stock markets and shield himself from blame over a wave of accounting scandals, U.S. President George W. Bush urged Congress on Saturday to act by August to punish corporate abuses and ""bring a new era of integrity to American business.""

U.S. Deficit Expected To Spiral to $165Bln

  • 15 July 02
  • Reuters
The Bush administration said Friday it expected the U.S. federal government to post a deficit of $165 billion this fiscal year, a 56 percent increase over earlier projections.

Record $31Bln U.S. Trade Deficit in May

Oil, Chinese Trade Swell U.S. Deficit

European, U.S. Trade Talks Falter

No Deal on China WTO Entry

Clinton Approves Loans for Steel Firms

Congress Backs Aid for Steel Firms

IMF Warns Russia Faces Tough Year

IMF Says Loan May Be Delayed

World Bank Set to Release $1.5Bln

Asia Bailouts Dry Up IMF Reserves

Chubais Seeks U.S. Support, Not Cash, for Russia

Russia Nears Economic Agreement With IMF

U.S. Firms Fight to Hire As Unemployment Falls