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Condoleezza Rice

In Praise of George Bush

David Wallechinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Wallechinsky

Over a period of almost eight years, borderline racists got used to African-Americans operating at the highest level of government, and they got used to judging Powell and Rice as individuals.

Bush Enjoys Vacation As Middle East Crisis Escalates | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In an effort to "prevent Palestinians from attacking towns in southern Israel with missiles," Israel today undertook its third day of offensive milita...

Jason Linkins

Condi Rice: Bush Is Working For History, Not Headlines | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

While it has fallen to Karl Rove to be the teller of apocryphal tales in the padding out of President George W. Bush's legacy, Condoleezza Rice is stu...

The GOP's White Supremacy

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Like a restricted country club that would rather die than change, the Republican Party is marginalizing itself for the sake of the white men who run it.

Rice: Much Of Bush's Foreign Policy Deserves 'A+'

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This morning on CBS, Sunday Morning's Rita Braver interviewed Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. In a portion of the interview that does not appear ...

Obama Talked To Rice About Gaza: CNN

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President-elect Barack Obama spoke with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Saturday about the violence in Gaza, which has left as many as 225 peop...

My 2008 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 2]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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Chris Weigant

Love her or hate her, you have to admit that John McCain's selection of Sarah Palin for the Republican ticket this year was without any doubt the boldest political tactic of the year.

The Bush Presidency: Shakespearean Tragedy or Cruel Farce?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

Unlike earlier failed presidents like Herbert Hoover and Richard Nixon, Bush does not seem to acknowledge or even recognize the destruction that he has wrought.

Condoleezza Rice Discusses Shouting Matches With Rumsfeld

CBS/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will appear on CBS "Sunday Morning" this weekend. Here is a preview of the interview, courtesy of CBS, in which Ri...

Jason Linkins

Condi Rice Gives Bush Credit For All Manner Of Dubious Accomplishments | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As we saw on this past Sunday's iteration of Meet The Press, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has emerged as the foremost message force multiplier ...

The End of Normal: Rice's Reality -- Don't Fix What You can Pretend Isn't Broken

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Rice is the administration poster girl for all that went wrong: style over substance, image over reality, politics over progress and most damaging of all -- the unwavering refusal of accountability.

Friday Talking Points [58] -- [Expletive Deleted] Blagojevich

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The history of profanity in American political discourse is an untold story out there just waiting for someone to research and write about -- although...

Hillary Clinton Will Earn Less Than Condoleezza Rice As Secretary Of State

Telegraph | Tom Leonard in New York | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Congress has lowered the salary for America's most senior diplomatic post to keep Mrs Clinton's nomination within the US constitution. A section of...

Time's up for Robert Mugabe

Russ Feingold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Russ Feingold

Regional leaders' patience is wearing thin as Zimbabwe's humanitarian crisis worsens. The challenge now, though, is to translate public criticism into concerted pressure that raises the stakes.

Time For Regime Change in Zimbabwe

Jirair Ratevosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jirair Ratevosian

In Zimbabwe, the lack of medicine, equipment, services, and staff in public hospitals is resulting in preventable deaths. There is no access to care for those who cannot afford private clinics.

Rice: Hillary Clinton "Terrific ... She'll Do A Great Job" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Outgoing Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told George Stephanopolous on "This Week" Sunday that she has spoken to Sen. Hillary Clinton, President-e...

Why the Terrorists Could Be Winning in Mumbai

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ali A. Rizvi

They want Pakistan and India to play the blame game. They want to effectively reverse the recent progress that has made in the countries' relations. They want for Hindus in India to feel unsafe.

Rice Calls On Zimbabwe President To Step Down

Mail & Guardian Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Friday called on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down, saying power-sharing talks with...

Mumbai Police Find New Pakistan Links, Evidence Of Savage Hostage Abuse

New York Times | JEREMY KAHN and SALMAN MASOOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MUMBAI, India -- The Mumbai police on Thursday identified a second Pakistani terrorist as an engineer of the bloody assaults on the city last week and...

"Courting Condi" Screening Canceled: Director Blames Her "Cronies"

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Stanford Daily reports that a screening of "Courting Condi," a movie about Condoleezza Rice, has been abruptly canceled: Stanford Film Society (...

U.S. Softens Stance On Russia At NATO Summit

New York Times | STEVEN ERLANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BRUSSELS -- With the Bush administration's influence rapidly waning, the United States agreed on Tuesday to support a modest reopening of NATO's dialo...

Anguished Indian Public Presses Leaders For Answers

New York Times | SOMINI SENGUPTA and GRAHAM BOWLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MUMBAI, India -- At least two senior Indian officials have now resigned over their failure to thwart the horrific attacks in Mumbai last week, as furt...

Rice: State Department Would Be In "Good Hands" Under Clinton

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The State Department will be in good hands if former first lady Hillary Clinton is named as the country's top diplomat, Secretary of State Condoleezza...

The Ramallah Banana Republic

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jamal Dajani

Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza are now unable to view the website Donia al-Watan because the site has been reporting on widespread corruption among Abbas' entourage.

Hey, At Least Hillary's Better Than Condi

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Russ Wellen

Still, however strange it is to choose a secretary of state whose area of expertise is domestic, would her hand pressing Obama's at the foreign policy helm be disastrous?