Articles by Steven Erlanger



Israeli Leader Stands to Gain Political Capital

  • 17 July 06
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
The raid into Israel from southern Lebanon by the Shiite militia group Hezbollah has provided the new government of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert a deeper political consensus, allowing him to prosecute a war that is widely supported by the Israeli people.

Palestinian Celebrations Create Chaos

  • 15 September 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Palestinians continued to celebrate a new sense of freedom on Tuesday, pouring across the temporarily open border with Egypt and through the abandoned Israeli settlements.

Israeli Settlers Continue Building

  • 20 April 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
They are building away here in Israel's largest settlement, with Palestinian workers laboring on new apartment houses overlooking the red-brown hills of the West Bank.

Sharon Congratulates Abbas on Election Win

  • 13 January 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon telephoned the new Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, on Tuesday to congratulate him on his election victory.

Starbucks Defies EU's Skeptics

  • 04 June 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
It takes some hubris to bring an American coffee shop to Vienna, the city of cafes, and then to ban smoking in it.

UN Frets About Ex-Soviet Nukes

  • 13 November 01
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
In the last year, there have been dozens of violations of nuclear security rules in Russia and at least one loss of fissile material; Taliban emissaries have tried to recruit scientists, and terrorists have tried to stake out a nuclear storage site at least twice, say senior officials of the International Atomic Energy Agency and Western governments.

Milosevic Gets Help Staying In Power

UN Tests KLA in Effort to Exert Authority

Russian Arms Firms Face U.S. Sanctions

U.S. Policy on Iraq, Iran Shows Strains

U.S. Pressures Russia on Iran Missiles

U.S. Report Targets Religious Persecution

Officials Say France Vetoed Bosnia Raid