Steinberg meets Chinese officials

BEIJING, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Chinese and U.S. officials met in Beijing Friday -- a week after their presidents' summit -- for follow-up work on relations between the countries.
N. Korea's uranium enrichment rapped

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SEOUL, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- North Korea's uranium enrichment program is inconsistent with U.N. Security Council resolutions and its own commitments, a top U.S. official said Wednesday.

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- The goal of the United States is to use engagement and sanctions to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, but its patience is limited, officials say.

N. Korea rejects offer from South

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Report: Pentagon needs to share power

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- A report criticizing the Pentagon for alleged unwillingness to work with other U.S. agencies is likely to get more attention, The Washington Post said Monday.

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Economic woes on backburner at APEC

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James Braidy "Jim" Steinberg (born July 5, 1953) is an American academic and political advisor, currently Deputy Secretary of State. He was previously the Dean of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

He was educated at Phillips Academy (1970), Harvard College (1973), and Yale Law School (1978). His previous positions included a senior fellowship at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (1985–1987), senior analyst at RAND Corporation (1989–1993), Director of Policy Planning (1994–1996), and Deputy National Security Advisor (1997–2001). He also served on the Project on National Security Reform's Guiding Coalition. He was also a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Steinberg, along with Daniel Kurtzer and Dennis Ross, were among the principal authors of Barack Obama’s address on the Middle East to AIPAC in June 2008, which was viewed as the Democratic nominee’s most expansive on international affairs.

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