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

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

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 (...

Condoleezza Rice Arrives In Region, Asks India, Pakistan To Cooperate

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Thursday the Pakistani government must mount a "robust response" to the terror bo...

U.S. Softens Stance On Russia At NATO Summit

New York Times | STEVEN ERLANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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 | World

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...

Condoleezza Rice Plays Private Piano Recital For The Queen

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Live from the palace _ Condi Rice on piano! U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice performed in a piano quintet Monday night for Que...

Rice On Clinton: "I Am Very Fond Of Her"

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LONDON — Happily contemplating another woman as the top U.S. diplomat, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Monday she will offer advice, pr...

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?

Sorting Out Hillary's Secretary of State Decision

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

It's time for the New York senator to take a step forward -- to use her experience for the benefit of the country.

Gates, Rice Defend US-Iraq Security Agreement

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The security agreement between U.S. and Iraq provides both the time and authority needed for American troops to train Iraqi forces ...

What Barack Obama Should Learn From Dick Cheney

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Obama should look to Cheney to understand how a pro -- even one who so damaged the interests of the nation -- managed power and purpose in government.

Seth Colter Walls

Rice: Obama Election Is "Quantum Leap"

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a soon-to-be broadcast interview with C-SPAN's Steve Scully, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice discussed the implications of Barack Obama's victo...

Glamour's Women Of The Year Awards: Hillary, Katie, Condi Shine (SLIDESHOW)

The Huffington Post | Nour Akkad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

There are very few nights where you would see Sen. Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and Tyra Banks all in one room. But on Monday...

Bush: Breaking Racial Barriers

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phil Bronstein

Mr. Bush appointed not one but two African-American Secretaries of State and the first African-American as Secretary of Education. He also named the first Mexican-American as Attorney General.

Rice Congratulates Obama Tearfully, Says She Is "Especially Proud" Of Obama's Win (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An emotional Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice reveled Wednesday in Barack Obama's election, calling it an "extraordinary step forward...

Dear Conservatives: Break Some Liberal Hearts. Vote Obama.

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Quigg

No group in America would have more trouble adjusting to an Obama presidency than the Bush Liberals. Yes, there really is such a thing as a Bush Liberal. Let me explain.

Expanding War, Contracting Meaning: The Next President and the Global War on Terror

Andrew Bacevich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrew Bacevich

A week ago, I asked a four-star U.S. military officer: What exactly is the strategy that guides the Bush administration's conduct of this war? His dismaying, if not exactly surprising, answer: there is none.

Why Hasn't Condi Rice Endorsed John McCain?

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After Colin Powell endorsed Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) last week, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) has been touting the five former secretaries of state who have...

Bush's Shi'ites vs. Ahmadinejad's Shi'ites

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamal Dajani

Biden was criticized when he warned that America's enemies would test Obama with an international crisis. It already exists in Iraq: the battle between Bush's Shi'ites and Ahmadinejad's Shi'ites.

Maria Shriver's Gift to Women

Paige Donner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paige Donner

"Be Who You Are" was the theme Maria Shriver designated for this year's California Governor and First Lady's Conference on Women.

Afghanistan: Endless Army Mission Creep?

Luis Carlos Montalván and Gene Dewey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Luis Carlos Montalván and Gene Dewey

To fill the vacuum of meaningful statecraft, the Department of Defense now finds itself both war-fighter and diplomat.

Powell's Tortured Endorsement

Charles J. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Charles J. Brown

Powell endorsed Obama and I was moved by his statement, particularly his challenge to Republicans about their demonization of Islam. Despite this, I don't welcome his endorsement.

Rice: US Not Trying To Undermine Russia

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ASTANA, Kazakhstan — U.S. efforts to build closer ties to this energy-rich former Soviet republic are not meant to undermine Russian influence i...