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Monday, June 5, 2000

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  • President Clinton Meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin

    Putin President Clinton told Russian legislators today that partnership, despite differences, is the right course for both their nations. America and Russia are not destined to be adversaries again, he said, "but it is not guaranteed that we will be allies." [includes rush transcript]

  • Senate Considers Colombia Aid Package

    Policymakers in Washington are preparing to substantially increase their backing of Latin America’s premier human rights violator, Colombia, under the guise of a "war on drugs." The Clinton Administration-initiated $1.7 billion aid package was approved by the House of Representatives in late March. It is now in the Senate. [includes rush transcript]