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Colin Powell

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  • Ill feeling abroad about Bush policies tips over into anti-Americanism

    WASHINGTON - The worldwide spotlight on the abuse and torture of Iraqi prisoners has undercut America's moral authority abroad, particularly in the Arab world, compounding the damage to the country's reputation caused by the invasion of Iraq and a...
  • Bush apologizes for abuse

    WASHINGTON - President Bush apologized yesterday for the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at the hands of U.S. soldiers and said he had scolded Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld for his handling of the scandal. But the president rejected calls to oust...
  • Tom Bowman on Iraqi prisoner abuse

    Jace Woods, Baltimore: Why are these soldiers being made out to be the scapegoats in this mess? Their lives will be ruined, and yet there will be some who will benefit greatly from this. Bowman: It's too early to say that these soldiers will be...
  • Powell says Bush was 'informed' of Red Cross concerns

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Colin L. Powell said yesterday that he and other top officials kept President Bush "fully informed ... in general terms" about complaints made by the Red Cross and others over ill-treatment of detainees in U.S. custody....
  • Amid violence, Bush tries to save peace plan

    WASHINGTON - With a renewed spiral of violence threatening to derail President Bush's nascent Middle East peace initiative just a week after his historic summit in Jordan, the White House struggled yesterday to keep Israeli and Palestinian leaders focused...
  • U.S. faces growing Mideast quandary

    WASHINGTON - The deadly truck bombing at the United Nations compound in Baghdad two days ago underscores the continued U.S. inability to pacify Iraq and appears to push President Bush's goal of a transformed Middle East further into the future. Far...
  • Arab leaders vow fight on terror

    AQABA, Jordan - Arab leaders meeting with President Bush in Egypt yesterday promised to prevent financing of terrorism and help stem violence against Israel, preparing the way for a crucial summit today, when the Israeli and Palestinian prime ministers...
  • President gets back to agenda, post-Columbia

    BETHESDA - With America still held rapt by a fallen space shuttle and the deaths of seven astronauts, President Bush shifted attention yesterday, ever so delicately, to matters that he says carry grave urgency, notably homeland security and the threat...
  • A year of turmoil

    Sept. 11, 2001 8:48 a.m. American Airlines Flight 11 crashes into One World Trade Center, the north tower. 9:03 a.m. United Airlines Flight 175 crashes into Two World Trade Center, the south tower. 9:45 a.m. American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the...
  • Powell defends U.S. generosity in catastrophes

    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Colin L. Powell rejected any suggestion yesterday that the U.S. response to the Asian earthquake and tsunami catastrophe had been insufficient and signaled that much more American help was on the way. The United States...
  • New aid bottleneck is emerging at hospitals

    BANDA ACEH, Indonesia - Haggard and dehydrated survivors of Asia's tsunami catastrophe flooded hospitals in the disaster zone yesterday, posing a new challenge for the global relief operation. A 5.8-magnitude quake, the latest of numerous aftershocks...
  • Tsunami aid pledges top $3 billion

    JAKARTA, Indonesia - Australia promised $764 million - the largest government pledge - to the tsunami relief effort, topping a $674 million German aid package on the eve of a crucial donors conference today. World leaders were competing to head the donors...