On the Plane

Archive: August 3, 2008 - August 9, 2008

Bush's Beach Volleyball Pat

By Michael Abramowitz (Photo by Larry Downing -- Reuters) You might call it the back slap seen around the world. Visiting the Chaoyang Park Olympic Beach Volleyball venue this morning, President Bush was joking and posing for pictures with American star beach volleyball players Kerry Walsh and Misty May-Treanor. At...

By washingtonpost.com | August 9, 2008; 8:06 AM ET | Comments (32)

Press Corps Endures International Incident

By Michael Abramowitz BEIJING, Aug. 8--A three-hour standoff between the White House and Chinese authorities was resolved satisfactorily this morning without international incident. Did the dustup have anything to do with matters of state, such as a downed spy plane or an imprisoned dissident? Alas, the subject was a bit...

By washingtonpost.com Editor | August 7, 2008; 10:23 PM ET | Comments (2)

Focus Turns to China's Role in Sudan

By Michael Abramowitz BANGKOK--In the days leading up to the opening of the Olympics Games Friday, President Bush has been peppered with questions about human rights in China. Now another cause may come to the fore: Chinese complicity in the atrocities in Sudan. The issue has been a focus of...

By washingtonpost.com Editor | August 6, 2008; 8:31 PM ET | Comments (1)

Sit-down With Bush on Air Force One

In exclusive interview aboard Air Force One, Preisdent Bush alternates between feisty and reflective as he talks about U.S. relationship with China and troop levels in Iraq.

By Washington Post Editor | August 5, 2008; 10:21 AM ET | Comments (1)


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