Articles by Anne Gearan



After Georgia, What's Next for U.S. and Russia?

  • 18 August 08
  • The Associated Press
There is blame to go around as the United States assesses the disastrous consequences of the war in Georgia.

Bush Uses Saudi Visit to Ask for Oil

  • 16 January 08
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush urged OPEC nations on Tuesday to put more oil on the world market and warned that soaring prices could cause an economic slowdown in the United States. ""High energy prices can damage consuming economies,"" the president told a small group of reporters traveling with him in the Middle East.

Bush Uses Saudi Visit to Ask for Oil

  • 16 January 08
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush urged OPEC nations on Tuesday to put more oil on the world market and warned that soaring prices could cause an economic slowdown in the United States. ""High energy prices can damage consuming economies,"" the president told a small group of reporters traveling with him in the Middle East.

A Diplomacy of Barbs and Jokes

  • 01 June 07
  • The Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice passed a note to Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a news conference, and the two diplomats shared smiles and nods as he read what she had written.

Rice Asks Mideast Leaders for Support

  • 16 January 07
  • The Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice asked Arab allies to help support the fragile government in Iraq, on whose success much of U.S. President George W. Bush's new plan to turn the war around will depend.

Rice Wants Hamas to Cooperate With Abbas

  • 05 October 06
  • The Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice called on Islamic militants to cooperate with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, saying the Hamas government could not govern in the region.

U.S. May Join Iran Negotiations

  • 01 June 06
  • The Associated Press
Rice acknowledges Iran's right to a civilian nuclear program, signaling a major change in U.S. policy.

Rice and Straw Make Surprise Visit to Iraq

  • 03 April 06
  • The Associated Press
They arrive as Iraqi Prime Minister al-Jaafari faces increasing pressure to resign.

Rice Faces Tough Talks During European Trip

  • 06 December 05
  • The Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will try to turn the tables on critics of U.S. terrorism policy in Europe this week, arguing that the United States acts legally and does not ship suspected terrorists around the globe to be tortured.

Bosnian Leaders Sign New Accord

  • 24 November 05
  • The Associated Press
Condoleezza Rice says war crimes suspects must be brought to justice.

Rice Wins Kyrgyz Assurances Over Base

  • 12 October 05
  • The Associated Press
The United States won new assurances Tuesday that an important Kyrgyz air base used to support the war in Afghanistan will remain open as long as necessary.

Rice Pushes Democracy in Egypt

  • 21 June 05
  • The Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made a forceful case for democracy in the Muslim world Monday, telling Egypt's conservative government leaders ""the fear of free choices can no longer justify the denial of liberty.""

Bush Has Harsh Words for Syria

  • 03 March 05
  • The Associated Press
U.S. President George W. Bush on Wednesday pointedly ordered Syria out of Lebanon, saying the free world is in agreement that Damascus' authority over the political affairs of its neighbor must end now.

Rice Warns Iran Over Weapons

  • 10 February 05
  • The Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice put Iran on notice Wednesday that it cannot use a European diplomatic initiative to delay accountability for a suspected nuclear weapons program.

Rice in Paris to Rebuild Bridges

  • 09 February 05
  • The Associated Press
Trying to mend fences with Europe, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday ""it is time to turn away from the disagreements of the past"" that stem from the U.S. invasion of Iraq, according to excerpts of a speech to be delivered later Tuesday.

Court Deals Blow to U.S. Government

  • 26 August 02
  • The Associated Press
The Bush administration's latest courtroom setback in the post-Sept. 11 hunt for terrorists has come from an unlikely source: a secretive panel of federal judges that until now had always given the government what it wanted.

Supreme Court Stops Over 150 Executions

  • 25 June 02
  • The Associated Press
The U.S. Supreme Court overturned the death sentences of at least 150 convicted killers Monday, ruling that juries and not judges must make such life-or-death decisions.

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