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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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NEW YORKER: HIJACKERS WEREN'T SO SLICK
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Pentagon, news media debate war coverage

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The Pentagon is committed to providing the American people with as much information as possible on the U.S. war in Afghanistan, but concern for the sensitivitie
TOBIN BECK, UPI Executive Editor

White House Watch: A modest proposal

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Thirty-four years ago this month, I arrived in the An Hoa valley of South Vietnam to write about the men of Hotel Company, Second Battalion of the 5th Marines f
NICHOLAS M. HORROCK, Senior White House Correspondent
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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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