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Hersh downplays Pakistani nuke claims

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- American journalist Seymour Hersh on Wednesday downplayed his recent claims that U.S. officials were planning to seize Pakistan's nuclear arsenal.

Pakistan rejects nuclear weapons article

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The Pakistani Foreign Ministry dismissed as "totally baseless" a report in The New Yorker about the United States offering to protect its nuclear weapons.

U.S. denies supporting PKK rebels

ANKARA, Turkey, July 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Ross Wilson denied media claims U.S. covert operation agencies worked with a Kurdish separatist group.

Analysis: Report fans Iran attack fears

WASHINGTON, July 1 (UPI) -- U.S. officials have denied claims that U.S. Special Forces are already operating across the Iraqi border in Iran, but Seymour Hersh's claim that senior U.S. generals are opposing American airstrikes against Iran reflects very real divisions in the Pentagon and the Bush administration.
No comment from White House on Iran ops

No comment from White House on Iran ops

WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- The White House Monday refused comment on whether U.S. President George Bush has requested funds for covert operations in Iran.

Crocker denies U.S. operations in Iran

WASHINGTON, June 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker denied Sunday the United States is conducting cross-border operations in Iran.

Commentary: Time for smart power

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Why did President Bush raise the specter of World War III on Oct. 3 when he had known for at least six months what the gist of the National Intelligence Estimate would say? The key questions for talking heads on television programs are what did the president know and when did he know it?

Bush: All Iran options on the table

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- President Bush refused Tuesday to rule out a nuclear strike on Iran, saying he is pursuing a diplomatic solution but "all options are on the table."

Bush: Iran report is 'wild speculation'

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush says allegations that he planned to use force to halt Iran's nuclear program are "wild speculation."

U.S. denies planning attack on Iran

WASHINGTON, April 10 (UPI) -- The Bush administration has denounced a media report claiming it is planning a pre-emptive air strike on Iran as "not knowledgeable." Dan Bartlett, a senior adviser to President George Bush, said a report in The New Yorker magazine was "not knowledgeable

Reports: Bush considers Iran strike

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush reportedly is considering military strikes against Iran to pressure Tehran to abandon its alleged nuclear development program.

Chicago's City News Service to close

CHICAGO, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- City News Service, successor to Chicago's legendary City News Bureau that served as a boot camp for generations of reporters, is closing after 115 years. The City News Service fell victim to budget cutting at the Tribune Co., which announced this month it
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Seymour (Sy) Myron Hersh (born April 8, 1937) is a United States Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist and author based in Washington, D.C. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker magazine on military and security matters.

His work first gained worldwide recognition in 1969 for exposing the My Lai Massacre and its cover-up during the Vietnam War, for which he received the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting. His 2004 reports on the US military's mistreatment of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison gained much attention.

Hersh received the 2004 George Polk Award for Magazine Reporting given annually by Long Island University to honor contributions to journalistic integrity and investigative reporting. This was his fifth George Polk Award, the first one being a Special Award given to him in 1969.

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