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Xi in D.C., meets former U.S. officials

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Vice President Xi Jinping, tipped to become China's next leader, began his U.S. visit meeting with former top U.S. officials.

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ABC still editing 'The Path to 9/11'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- ABC is under fire to re-cut its miniseries based on the behind the scenes government running's pre-Sept. 11, after heated responses from Clinton supporters.

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Today is Wednesday, July 19, the 200th day of 2006 with 165 to follow.
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Berger, Scowcroft write on nation building

WASHINGTON, July 27 (UPI) -- Two former U.S. national security advisers say the United States must consider post-war reconstruction as much as military action in planning nation building.

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Today is Tuesday, July 19, the 200th day of 2005 with 165 to follow.
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Berger docs probe before grand jury

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Former Clinton aide Sandy Berger is under U.S. grand jury investigation for the removal of documents from the National Archives, the New York Post reports.

Berger resigns from Kerry campaign

WASHINGTON, July 21 (UPI) -- Amid a classified document scandal, former national security adviser Sandy Berger has resigned as adviser to U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful John Kerry.

9/11 Panel denies Berger probe damage

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- The Sept. 11 commission said Tuesday its report would not be compromised by the alleged removal of classified documents from the national archive.

FBI probes classified document removal

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- Former U.S. national security adviser Samuel "Sandy" Berger is being investigated by the FBI for removing classified documents from the National Archives.

Berger steps aside as adviser to Kerry

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- Clinton administration national security adviser Sandy Berger withdrew from an advisory position in the Kerry campaign Tuesday amid continued controversy.

White House refuses comment on Berger

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, July 20 (UPI) -- The White House refused Tuesday to comment on reports Clinton's national security adviser Sandy Berger illegally took documents from the National Archives.

Gergen on Berger: 'Innocent' actions

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- A former colleague said Tuesday Clinton national security adviser Sandy Berger only took copies of documents from the National Archives.
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Sandy Berger
WAP98121612 - 16 DECEMBER 1998 - WASHINGTON, D.C., USA: National Security Advisor Sandy Berger briefs reporters on the U.S. bombing of Iraq, December 16, at the White House. Berger said he had discussed options with President Clinton and other top advisors as early as during Clinton's return trip from Israel December 15 and met with Congressional representatives before ordering the attack. iw/Ian Wagreich UPI

Samuel Richard "Sandy" Berger (born October 28, 1945) was United States National Security Advisor, under President Bill Clinton from 1997 to 2001. In his position, he helped to formulate the foreign policy of the Clinton Administration. During this time he advised the President regarding the Khobar Towers bombing, Operation Desert Fox, the NATO bombing campaign against Yugoslavia, responses to the terrorist bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, and the administration's policy of engagement with the People's Republic of China. He was also one of the prominent actors of the Camp David 2000 Summit.

Before joining the administration, Berger had worked as an international trade attorney; currently, he is chairman of an international advisory firm and chairman of the board of an international investment fund. He lives in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., is married to Susan Berger and has three children (one son and two daughters).

In April 2005, Berger pled guilty to a misdemeanor charge of unauthorized removal and retention of classified material from the National Archives in Washington. According to the lead prosecutor in the case Berger only took copies of classified information and no original material was destroyed.

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