Articles by Steve Holland



Protests as Bush Visits Indonesia

  • 21 November 06
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush showed support for a U.S. ally in the war against Islamic militants Monday with a visit to Indonesia that generated angry protests in the world's most populous Muslim nation.

U.S. and India Strike Nuclear Deal

  • 03 March 06
  • Reuters
India and the United States sealed a landmark civilian nuclear cooperation pact on Thursday, the centerpiece of U.S. President George W. Bush's first visit to the world's largest democracy.

Bush Surprises Afghans With Visit

  • 02 March 06
  • Reuters
During a stopover on his way to India, Bush speaks about U.S. hopes for democracy in Afghanistan.

Despite Differences, Merkel Is Greeted Warmly on U.S. Visit

  • 16 January 06
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday differed on Guantanamo Bay but vowed to seek a common approach on Iran as they opened a new, improved chapter in U.S.-German relations.

Blair Compromises on Aid for Africa

  • 09 June 05
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair said they were close to a deal on Tuesday on a plan that would cancel 100 percent of Africa's debt, while failing to agree on Blair's ambitious proposal to dramatically increase new assistance for Africa.

Bush Will Again Press Putin Over Democracy

  • 02 March 05
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush will raise again Washington's concerns about the direction of Russia's democracy after tussling over the issue with President Vladimir Putin last week, senior U.S. officials said Monday.

Rumsfeld Remark Angers Britain and White House

  • 13 March 03
  • Reuters
The White House sought to patch up strains with its closest ally, Britain, on Wednesday after U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld suggested the United States was ready to go to war with Iraq without British military support.

Bush: Hussein's Exit Would Aid Mideast

  • 28 February 03
  • Reuters
On Thursday U.S. President George W. Bush said toppling the Iraqi government would be a step toward Middle East peace.

Congress Approves Use of Force

  • 14 October 02
  • Reuters
The U.S. Congress gave President George W. Bush the go-ahead on Friday for a possible war with Iraq.

U.S. Dismisses Iraqi Offers as 'Word Games'

  • 14 October 02
  • Reuters
The United States dismissed the latest Iraqi offer on weapons inspections as ""word games"" and repeated its call for sustained international pressure on Iraq to disarm.

Bush Asks Advice on 'Challenged' Economy

  • 12 August 02
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush will hear a wide variety of suggestions on how to improve growth at an economic forum this week.

U.S. Looks to Brush Up Its Image

  • 01 August 02
  • Reuters
The White House is developing an Office of Global Communications to try to improve America's shaky overseas image.

Bush Marks Memorial Day in Normandy

  • 28 May 02
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush paid homage to American war dead near Normandy's D-Day beaches Monday and vowed that his generation is ready to make the same sacrifice in the U.S. war against terrorism.

Bush Threatens to Extend War on Terror

  • 31 January 02
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush warned Tuesday that tens of thousands of Osama bin Laden followers are ""ticking time bombs"" around the world as he used his first State of the Union address to set a path for winning the war on terrorism and curing the recession-bound economy.

Bush Talks to Putin on Iraq and Defense

  • 09 July 01
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush and President Vladimir Putin discussed Friday their differences over Iraq but the dialogue stayed friendly just as it was last month in Slovenia.

U.S. Calls Elections A Sign of Progress

War Must Not Halt IMF Aid, U.S. Says

Clinton Welcomes Jiang to the White House

Clinton to Take Oath Amid Gala Celebration

U.S. Shifts Policy, Lets Cubans In

On Eve of Visit, U.S. Plays Upbeat Tune

White House Backs Stephanopoulos

Clinton Reassures East on Security