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  1. April 18, 2012

    BAE’s US arm names Chertoff as chairman

    BAE Systems Inc, the US arm of Europe’s largest defence contractor, has elected Michael Chertoff, the former head of US...

  2. November 1, 2010

    US treads cautiously in Arabian Peninsula

    The US response to last week’s packages plot stands in marked contrast to incidents earlier in President Barack Obama’s...

  1. December 4, 2008

    Alarm raised on threat of mass assault

    Terrorist organisations would succeed in using weapons of mass destruction within five years unless the world community...

  2. December 3, 2008

    Warning over mass destruction attacks

    Terrorist groups would succeed in using weapons of mass destruction within five years unless the world community “acts...

  3. October 30, 2008

    White House in 'noble' talks with both camps

    While Barack Obama and John McCain have been trading blows over who would be the best commander-in-chief, the White House...

  4. October 30, 2008

    White House in 'noble' talks with both camps

    While Barack Obama and John McCain have been trading blows over who would be the best commander-in-chief, the White House...

  5. October 29, 2008

    White House in talks with both camps

    While Barack Obama and John McCain have been trading blows over who would be the best commander-in-chief, the White House...

  6. October 27, 2008

    Europe's stance alarms Chertoff

    Michael Chertoff, the US homeland security secretary, has expressed surprise at European resistance to a programme that...

  7. August 31, 2008

    US authorities learn Katrina lessons

    When Pamela Pipes fled New Orleans for Houston at the weekend with her dog and vital papers, she contrasted the orderly...

  8. August 31, 2008

    First big test of post-Katrina disaster response

    Hurricane Gustav was still thousands of miles from the US Gulf coast when Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal held his first...

  9. June 3, 2008

    US gives more details on new visa proposals

    Passengers travelling to the United States from countries whose citizens do not need visas must register online with the US...

  10. June 3, 2008

    US tells visitors they must register in advance

    British travellers visiting the US will be required to register online with the US government at least 72 hours before...

  11. June 3, 2008

    US to bring in stricter visa rules

    Passengers travelling to the US from countries whose citizens do not need visas must register online with the US government...

  12. June 2, 2008

    US gives more details on new visa rules

    Passengers travelling to the United States from countries whose citizens do not need visas must register online with the US...

  13. May 28, 2008

    Security chief decries ‘war on terror’

    The west needs a more comprehensive strategy to counter al-Qaeda propaganda and the US should stop using the term “war on...

  14. April 23, 2008

    Visitors leaving US face tighter security

    Foreign travellers will have to provide fingerprints when they leave the US under a proposed new rule that the airline...

  15. April 22, 2008

    Visitors leaving US face tighter security

    Foreign travellers will have to provide fingerprints when they leave the US under a proposed new rule that the airline...

  16. April 9, 2008

    US set to boost cyber security

    Michael Chertoff, the US homeland security secretary, on Tuesday outlined plans for a “Manhattan project” for information...

  17. April 9, 2008

    US moots system for data sharing on cyber threats

    Michael Chertoff, the US homeland security secretary, yesterday outlined plans for a "Manhattan project" for information...

  18. April 9, 2008

    US set to boost cyber security

    Michael Chertoff, the US homeland security secretary, yesterday outlined plans for a "Manhattan project" for information...

  19. February 16, 2008

    Smith's credibility on antiterror dented by 'disastrous' week

    Jacqui Smith was in confident form on Monday as she talked about the government's counter-terrorism strategy - but the home...

  20. October 30, 2007

    Observer: Another mess

    By most accounts, the Federal Emergency Management Agency did a good job supporting the firefighting effort in California....

  21. October 24, 2007

    California wildfires cause $1bn damage

    Exhausted fire brigades battled wildfires for a fourth straight day across southern California on Wednesday, as smoke and...

  22. October 23, 2007

    Easing winds bring hope to California

    Easing winds on Wednesday offered some welcome respite for the teams of firefighters grappling with at least 15 major fires...

  23. August 27, 2007

    Gonzales steps down under pressure

    US attorney-general Alberto Gonzales resigned on Monday, handing a victory to Democrats who accused him of politicising the...

  24. August 11, 2007

    US to clamp down on illegal migration

    President George W. Bush's administration announced a clampdown on illegal immigration yesterday, six weeks after a more...

  25. August 10, 2007

    US to clamp down on illegal migration

    President George W. Bush’s administration announced a clampdown on illegal immigration on Frirday, six weeks after a more...

  26. August 9, 2007

    Chertoff allays US flight check fears

    Passengers flying to the US would not have to register before each trip under new rules being developed by the Department of...

  27. July 13, 2007

    Europe warns US over visa plans

    American plans that could force Europeans to give two-days’ notice before flying to the US would hinder last-minute business...

  28. July 1, 2007

    White House firm on immigration bill

    The Bush administration will not return to Congress with a proposal for “enforcement-first” legislation to boost border...

  29. July 1, 2007

    Five arrested after failed UK bomb attacks

    Five people were under arrest on Sunday as part of an investigation into three failed car-bomb attacks by suspected Islamist...

  30. June 30, 2007

    Europe strikes deal with US to share flight details

    European countries yesterday endorsed a controversial deal to share information on airline passengers with the US, in a...

  31. June 29, 2007

    EU strikes deal with US on passenger data

    European countries endors­ed a controversial deal to share information on airline passengers with the US in a move that...

  32. June 21, 2007

    Blackstone IPO seven times subscribed amid overseas demand

    Blackstone's $7.8bn initial public offering was about seven times subscribed yesterday as investor demand for the units...

  33. Brussels Blog

    May 21, 2007

    The view from the US

    US homeland security chief Michael Chertoff swept into Brussels to soothe European concerns about an anti-terror agreement...

  34. May 12, 2007

    US seeks to calm EU fears on sharing air passenger details

    Michael Chertoff, the US homeland security secretary, will attempt next week to assuage European concerns about a system...

  35. May 11, 2007

    US to address EU passenger data fears

    Michael Chertoff, the US homeland security secretary, will attempt next week to assuage European concerns about a system...

  36. April 20, 2007

    Observer: So satisfying

    As Alberto Gonzales was being grilled by senators from both parties on Capitol Hill over his handling of the firing of eight...

  37. January 26, 2007

    David Cameron

    Thursday, January 25 • Up early for the first of a series of meetings - ‘”bilaterals” as diplomats insist on calling them....

  38. January 24, 2007

    Cameron to press the flesh at Davos forum

    David Cameron will today become the first Conservative leader to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos. He is expected...

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