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Story Of The Week: Bush In Britain


A Security Lapse In London - Queen & Bush

Bush Schmoozes Whitehall Over Iraq Invasion - Europe's peaceful unity is one of the great achievements of the last half-century. And because European countries now resolve differences through negotiation and consensus, there's sometimes an assumption that the entire world functions in the same way. ... See... Bush Discusses Iraq Policy at Whitehall
ALSO: Photo-Essay: Queen Polishes The Silver For Bush
- Amnesty International - UK-Bush: Police Must Respect Protester's Rights
- Comment - Daniel Patrick Welch: Love, American Style

UK Indymedia On The Occupation Of Trafalgar Square - Massive demonstrations are currently taking place in Trafalgar Square in London. Indymedia reporters on the scene estimate 250,000 - 300,000 people were in attendance for the toppling of a George Bush statue at 5:22 PM GMT. See... Indymedia UK: Stop Bu$h - National Demonstration. EARLIER: - Indymedia Images: Bush Protests In London and Indymedia UK: First Full Day Of Bush Protests

Bush’s UK Talkfest Outlines ‘Pillars Of Peace’ - A senior administration official briefed reporters on Air Force One November 18 as they accompanied President Bush on a royal state visit to Great Britain at the invitation of Queen Elizabeth. See... Bush's UK Speech Will Outline Pillars for Peace
ALSO: Few UK Politicians Greet Bush - Blair Not An Issue - Bush & Queen Exchange Toasts at Buckingham Palace - Powell & British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw IV - UK Chancellor praises transatlantic relationship - Blair's Spokesman Press Brief On Bush Visit - Interview Of Bush by Sir David Frost of BBCTV

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Dr Terrence Loomis: Does Petroleum Industry Spying Really Matter?

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