Articles by Julia Preston



Bush, Blair Split on Role of UN

  • 03 February 03
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
British Prime Minister Tony Blair stood with U.S. President George W. Bush on Friday in warning Saddam Hussein that time is running out for Iraq to avoid war, but Bush and Blair appeared divided over how hard to press the UN Security Council for a new resolution supporting military action.

Iraq Resolution Gets Unanimous UN Vote

  • 11 November 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
The UN Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution that U.S. President George W. Bush called a ""final test"" of Saddam Hussein's willingness to disarm, saying the Iraqi president's response must be ""prompt and unconditional, or he will face the severest consequences.""

Russia Toughens Its Stance Over Iraq

  • 16 September 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
The United States made rapid headway Friday toward persuading the Security Council to act to confront Iraq, as Russia hardened its position against Baghdad.

Aristide Sets Return, Casts Amnesty Doubt