Day: September 29, 2007

  • Bush Blackmailed Nations To Support Iraq Invasion

    MADRID – US President George W. Bush threatened nations with retaliation if they did not vote for a UN resolution backing the Iraq war, according to a transcript published Wednesday of a conversation he had with former Spanish prime minister Jose Maria Aznar. In the transcript of a meeting on February 22, 2003 — a…

  • Bush Calls Burma ‘Brutal’

    US President George W Bush has led international condemnation of Burma after more people were killed in its crackdown on popular protests. The US imposed sanctions targeting Burma’s military leaders and called on China, one of Burma’s closest partners, to put more pressure on the country. Beijing appealed for calm, and Burma’s neighbours, in unusually…