Helene Cooper

New York Times

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Pentagon correspondent for the New York Times

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Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the first and only female president of an African country.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, from young mother to first female president of an African country

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the first and only female president of an African country.

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President Obama called the first ever summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council for this week at Camp David.

The "Summit" that Won’t Be a Summit after All

President Obama called the first ever summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council for this week at Camp David.

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After the toasts and tributes at the Obama White House, China's President Hu Jintao got a mixture of international diplomacy and domestic politics on Capitol Hill as he met with…

President Hu Meets with Congressional Leaders

After the toasts and tributes at the Obama White House, China's President Hu Jintao got a mixture of international diplomacy and domestic politics on Capitol Hill as he met with…

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