Hadley: Putin proposal 'bold'

HEILIGENDAMM, Germany, June 7 (UPI) -- U.S. National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley said in Germany Thursday a Russian proposal to put a missile defense system in Azerbaijan is "bold."

Putin: Put missile shield in Azerbaijan

HEILIGENDAMM, Germany, June 7 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed in Germany Thursday that missile defense system protecting Europe be placed in Azerbaijan. Putin, who has vigorously opposed U.S. plans to site a missile defense system in the Czech Republic and Poland, made the p

Bus bombing injures seven in Beirut

BEIRUT, Lebanon, June 5 (UPI) -- An official in Lebanon said the bombing of a bus in Beirut was linked to fighting between militants and government troops at two Palestinian refugee camps.

Bush, Dems meet on Iraq funding

WASHINGTON, May 2 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush and congressional leaders met at the White House Wednesday to discuss compromise legislation on Iraq war funding.

Rice cut agencies out of Korea deal

WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Senior Bush administration officials say Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice sidestepped policy review procedures to gain approval of a deal with North Korea. The officials said Rice cut agencies who had objected to the plan to disarm North Korea's nuclea

Hadley: Intel report supports troop surge

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The new National Intelligence Estimate supports President Bush's surge of U.S. troops in Iraq, national security adviser Stephen Hadley said Friday. While the NIE said some elements of the Iraqi conflict can be described as a "civil war," Hadley said it w

Hadley: Iran, Syria in Iraq 'unacceptable'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- National security adviser Stephen Hadley says U.S. President Bush has made it clear that Iranian or Syrian support of Iraqi insurgents is "unacceptable."

Gates, Bush discuss Iraq

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- The new U.S. defense secretary met Saturday with President Bush at Camp David, Md., to discuss his trip to Iraq.

Bush visits wounded U.S. soldiers

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush visited wounded U.S. soldiers Friday at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington before leaving the capital for Christmas. Bush and his wife, Laura, also helped volunteers at the hospital wrap Christmas presents for the famili

Ukraine PM arrives in Washington

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Ukrainian Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych was in Washington preparing for talks with U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Bush may reject Iraq study group's advice

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. President Bush's national security adviser says his boss will listen to a bipartisan study group on Iraq, but won't necessarily follow its advice.

Hadley: Maliki moving against death squads

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. President Bush's national security adviser says Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has begun to curb his country's sectarian militias and death squads.

Secret Bush memo says Maliki not in tune

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- A secret briefing written to U.S. President George Bush says Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki might not be capable of controlling sectarian violence.

Hadley: Maliki knows situation not good

RIGA, Latvia, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki knows that he must do more to secure Baghdad, U.S. national security adviser Stephen Hadley said Tuesday.

Iraq No. 1 topic as Bush goes to Europe

TALLINN, Estonia, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Iraq remained the top item on the agenda Monday as U.S. President Bush headed to Europe for a NATO meeting in Lithuania.

Bush to meet Iraqi PM in Jordan

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush will meet with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki in Jordan at the end of the month, the White House said.

U.S., APEC to urge N. Korea on weapons

HANOI, Vietnam, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President Bush and Asia-Pacific leaders will urge North Korea to renounce nuclear weapons, a White House official said in Vietnam Saturday.

Bush to meet with Iraq Study Group

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- President George Bush and top officials involved in U.S. policy in Iraq plan to meet with the Iraq Study Group, presidential spokesman Tony Snow said Friday.

Bush planned Rumsfeld ouster in summer

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Sources close to the White House said U.S. President George Bush began plans to remove U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in late summer.

U.S. wants more Iraqis trained in security

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. military leaders in Washington say more Iraqis need to be trained to assume security roles for the country but the numbers are being debated.

National Security Adviser Hadley in Iraq

BAGHDAD, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- President Bush's national security adviser, Stephen Hadley, went to Iraq Monday on what the administration said was a long-planned visit.

Agreement reached on detainee bill

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- The Bush administration and three Republican senators compromised in Washington Thursday on a bill setting rules for questioning and trying terror suspects.

Rice: Hamas, Fatah unity plan doesn't fly

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The proposed Palestinian unity government involving the Fatah and Hamas parties is inadequate, U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said.

Geneva Conventions under fire

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. senators, in a debate on CBS's "Face the Nation," differed on reshaping the Geneva Conventions to fit the U.S.-led war on terror.

Hadley says cease-fire will be carried out

CRAWFORD, Texas, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- U.S. National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley said Sunday he thinks the Middle East will accept a United Nations cease-fire.
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