China, U.S. committed to resolve tension over N. Korea's nuke plans

BEIJING, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- China and the United States are committed to expanding efforts to resolve tensions with North Korea over its nuclear program, a senior Chinese official says.
'Dirty Harry' supports gay marriage in California

'Dirty Harry' supports gay marriage in California

WASHINGTON, March 10 (UPI) -- Clint Eastwood has lent his raspy-voiced, steely-eyed presence to the debate over gay marriage, signing on to a brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down California's Proposition 8, which limits marriage to a man and a woman.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Correspondent

Report: Japan, China discuss island dispute

SHANGHAI, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Japanese and Chinese diplomats held secret talks in Shanghai on their dispute over a group of East China Sea islands, sources told Kyodo News Wednesday.

Bush adviser says Iran stance not new

NEW YORK, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- A security adviser in the George W. Bush administration told CBS News Thursday Iran's boasting and belligerence over its nuclear ambitions was expected.

White House blasts N.Y. Times editorial

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- The White House says an editorial in The New York Times newspaper was in error when it took President George Bush to task on pre-Iraq War intelligence.

Book: Secret ops reduce violence in Iraq

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The drop in violence in Iraq was due in large part to a special program the U.S. military used to kill terrorists, a book by journalist Bob Woodward indicated.

Turkey hosts U.S., Iranian officials

ANKARA, Turkey, July 18 (UPI) -- Turkish Foreign Affairs Minister Ali Babacan hosted U.S. and Iranian diplomats in Ankara Friday to discuss, among other things, developments in Iraq.

Turkey takes leading role in nuke talks

ANKARA, Turkey, July 17 (UPI) -- Turkey, a relatively new player in the game, has stepped up efforts to help resolve the international standoff over Iran's nuclear program, a top official says.

U.S. to delist N. Korea as terror sponsor

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- The United States will lift some sanctions against North Korea, now that Pyongyang has taken steps toward denuclearization, a White House aide said Thursday.

Bush against 'arbitrary' troop withdrawals

LONDON, June 15 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush arrived in Britain Sunday to meet with Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Iran and global climate change.

Bush: Time to say goodbye

BERLIN, June 9 (UPI) -- When U.S. President George W. Bush visits Europe for the last time in his presidential career this week, no demonstrators will line his path. It's not that Bush all of a sudden has become popular -- he simply is too lame of a duck to be worth the trouble.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Germany Correspondent

Kurds to curb PKK activity

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani of the semiautonomous Iraqi Kurdistan said in Washington he was serious about preventing Kurdish rebels from attacking Turkey.
Bush: U.S. stands with Israel against foes

Bush: U.S. stands with Israel against foes

JERUSALEM, May 14 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush, speaking Wednesday in Jerusalem, pledged to support Israel against extremists and terrorists, including Hamas and Iran.

Bush plans no peace talks on Mideast trip

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) -- The White House says now isn't the time for a peace conference between U.S. President George Bush and leaders of Israel and the Palestinians.

NATO falls short in Afghanistan

BRUSSELS, April 21 (UPI) -- Bush administration efforts to persuade NATO members to send more troops to Afghanistan fell far short of the total needed, NATO leaders say.
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Stephen Hadley
U.S. National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley speaks on President George W. Bush's meeting with the Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, during a press conference at the White House in Washington on July 25, 2006. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch).

Stephen John Hadley (born February 13, 1947, in Toledo, Ohio) was the 21st U.S. Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (commonly referred as National Security Advisor), serving under President George W. Bush. He had been Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor from January 22, 2001. On January 26, 2005, he replaced Condoleezza Rice as National Security Advisor, upon Rice's confirmation as Secretary of State.

Hadley served as a senior foreign and defense policy advisor to then-Governor Bush during the 2000 presidential campaign and worked in the Bush-Cheney Transition on the National Security Council.

Previous to this position, he was a partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Shea & Gardner and a principal in The Scowcroft Group, Inc., an international consulting firm.

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