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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.
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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?
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

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

Bush denies he influenced Iraq elections

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- Bush administration officials say they drew up but did not proceed with a plan to influence the January elections in Iraq.

Washington denies aerial Iran-snooping

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. political and military officials are denying unmanned drone aircraft are being used to spy on Iran, CNN reported Monday.

Pentagon attacks New Yorker's Iran report

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Pentagon Monday attacked allegations by The New Yorker that claimed Iran was the "next strategic target" in the war on terrorism.

Secret report on Abu Ghraib on Web

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- A Washington, D.C.-based government watchdog group Tuesday published the entire classified Army report about the Abu Ghraib prison scandal on the Web.

Book claims prison abuses were reported

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- A new book by a prominent journalist claims senior Bush administration officials were warned in 2002 and 2003 that military prisoners were being abused.

Reporter alleges sodomy at Abu Ghraib

BAGHDAD, July 17 (UPI) -- American journalist Seymour Hersh has said there are videotapes of American soldiers sodomizing young Iraqi boys at Abu Ghraib prison.

Article claims Rumsfeld ordered abuse

NEW YORK, May 15 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld approved the use of harsh interrogation against Iraqi prisoners, the New Yorker magazine reports.

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Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think ta

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