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Condoleezza Rice

Scary Thought: Is Condi Rice Our Last, Best Chance for Peace?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Condi needs to either convince the president what a catastrophe attacking Iran would be. Or, failing that, break with the administration and do the noble thing by resigning while it still might make a difference.

Condoleezza Rice 'Playing A Lot' of Golf During Iraq War

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In May, President Bush revealed that he had given up playing golf because of the Iraq war. "I think playing golf during a war just sends the wrong sig...

Sex Crimes in the White House

Naomi Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Naomi Wolf

The sexualization of torture from the top basically turned Abu Ghraib and Guantánamo Bay into an organized sex-crime ring in which the trafficked sex slaves were US-held prisoners.

Rachel Weiner

Rice Has No Problem Playing Golf During War | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In an interview with the Golf Channel on Saturday, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said, "Ive been playing and playing a lot" in the past few year...

Happy Oil Dependence Day

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Scheer

It was always about the oil -- that's why "we" invaded Iraq -- only "we" aren't getting any, at least not at a reasonable price. The oil companies are.

Condi Rice "Gratified" By Obama Win

Washington Post | Mary Beth Sheridan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice pronounced herself "gratified" and unsurprised by Sen. Barack Obama's win in the Democratic presidential primary d...

Bush Congratulates Obama On Winning The Nomination

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Condolezza Rice, the highest-ranking black member of the Bush administration, congratulated Barack Obama Wednesd...

The Latest Circle of Hell

R.O. Blechman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R.O. Blechman


Scotty Come Lately

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

How many times are we going to have a key Bush administration official try to wash the blood off his hands -- and add a chunk of change to his bank account -- by writing a come-clean book years after the fact instead of when it actually could have made a difference? Read More Unmasking McCain: His Reactionary Record on Reproductive Rights Many women who are avowed Hillary Clinton supporters are declaring they won't vote for Obama in the fall. I get the anger and the disappointment. But to quote SNL's Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers: Really? You'd rather vote for a man who has a 25-year history of voting against a woman's right to choose? Read More WATCH: CNBC's Business Nation Goes Behind The Scenes At HuffPost

Jimmy Carter: Rice "Not Telling Truth" About Hamas Meeting

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jimmy Carter caused a storm of controversy when he met with Hamas during his Mideast trip. Secretary Rice has said the Bush Administration 'explicitl...

Rice Links al-Sadr, Bush & Cheney

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Speaking in Baghdad on Sunday, Rice unintentionally but tellingly ridiculed Bush and Cheney while mocking hardline Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr?

Rice visit to Iraq intended to promote gains

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice mocked anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr as a coward on Sunday, hours after the radical leader ...

Rice Criticizes Carter Over Hamas Plans

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice criticized former President Carter on Friday for his reported plans to meet the exiled leader o...

GOP Strategist: Condoleezza Rice Campaigning For VP Slot

UPI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has exhibited interest in becoming John McCain's vice presidential running mate, a Republican strategist says...

War on Terror A Boon For Virginia

Washington Independent | Matthew Blake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When three State Dept. contract employees looked into the presidential candidate's passport records, Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.) didn't ask Condol...

Rice: Race Still Issue Because Of U.S. "Birth Defect"

Washington Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said yesterday that the United States still has trouble dealing with race because of a national "birth defect" tha...

Why Hillary Won't Vogue for Vogue

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lesley M. M. Blume

Let's not delude ourselves: the world still has very masculine associations with success and leadership.

In Honor of The Annapolis, Md. Middle East Peace Talks: A Short Viewing/Reading List

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paige Donner

The Sirens of Baghdad I read in one sitting. I could not put this book down. It is not harsh in a way that watching images of war on CNN are harsh. But it is painful in a way that impels you to ask, But wait! Aren't we all human?

Abbas Rebuffs Call to Resume Peace Talks

AP | ANNE GEARAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The U.S.-backed Palestinian president rebuffed the Bush administration's request Tuesday to quickly end a walkout of peace...

Bush Administration's Secret Plan To Build Palestinian Fighting Force

Vanity Fair | David Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After failing to anticipate Hamas's victory over Fatah in the 2006 Palestinian election, the White House cooked up yet another scandalously covert and...

Condoleezza Rice Sought For Vice President Slot

Wall Street Journal | Susan Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While dozens of Republican leaders and thousands of activists are attending the three-day Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington this ...

Wolfowitz Picked for Arms Control Panel

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former World Bank chief Paul Wolfowitz will head a high-level advisory panel on arms control and disarmament, the State Department ...

Rice Rebukes Bush Envoy Who Criticized North Korea Policy

NY Times | Helene Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, in a rare public rebuke, has upbraided a White House envoy who criticized United States diplomacy toward North Ko...

Rice Defends US Aid to Pakistan

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BERLIN — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday the Bush administration will fight efforts to curb billions of dollars in U.S. aid to ...

Rice In Iraq To Push For Unmet Surge Goal: Political Reconciliation

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice met with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and other senior leaders Tuesday on an unannounced visit to Iraq...