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Bush abandons benchmarks for Iraq

President George W. Bush on Saturday praised what he called "progress and reconciliation" achieved in some Iraqi communities, but pointedly avoided using US government-approved benchmarks in assessing the situation in…

Bush claims success in Iraq

President Bush said Saturday that while political progress is moving too slowly on the national level in Iraq, positive steps in cities and towns are offering hope for future stability. The…

Tony Snow plans to leave White House

White House spokesman Tony Snow plans to leave his job before U.S. President George W. Bush's term ends in January 2009, citing financial reasons rather than his recurrence of colon…

The vacationer-in-chief

Recently Trent Lott, the Senate Republican whip, ominously advised his colleagues as they were debating terrorism issues that now was a good time to get out of Washington. "I think it…

U.S. Satellites will spy on Americans

The United States is expanding the use of spy satellites for domestic surveillance, turning its "eyes in sky" inward to counter terrorism and eventually for law enforcement, US officials said…

Bush’s risky strategy on Iran

The Bush administration is taking a calculated risk with its plans to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps a global terrorist organization. Tehran is certain to see it as a direct…

Was Rove really Bush’s brain?

In my never-ending quest to glean information from many parts of the world, I was reading the Web site of the Sydney Morning Herald when I happened upon the story…

Rumsfeld resigned before 2006 election

Donald Rumsfeld, architect of the unpopular Iraq war, resigned as defense secretary before last year's November election but his decision was not announced until after the voting, according to his…

Can Bush function without his brain?

The resignation of Karl Rove, architect of President George W. Bush's election triumphs and a crucial behind-the-scenes policy guru, is the latest sign of the White House's diminished agenda and…

The lame duck becomes a lonely duck

They say in Washington that no one's indispensable, but for the Bush White House Karl Rove comes close. Now, in another blow the White House didn't really need, Rove…