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December 21, 1988 | DOYLE McMANUS and SARA FRITZ, Times Staff Writers
Secretary of State-designate James A. Baker III has told senators that he is considering a delay in requesting military aid to Nicaragua's Contras so that he can first launch a diplomatic initiative in Central America, congressional sources said Tuesday.
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December 25, 1989 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United States would not object to Soviet or other Warsaw Pact military intervention in Romania to help save the revolution that ousted dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, Secretary of State James A. Baker III said Sunday. His comments followed a similar green light from France and the Netherlands. French Foreign Minister Roland Dumas said the Soviets were told that "if they thought it useful to intervene, France would support them."
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September 15, 1987 | TOM REDBURN, Times Staff Writer
Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III Monday attacked several features of the trade bill that congressional negotiators will take up later this month, but the Reagan Administration is still struggling to find the best strategy for bargaining with Congress over the far-reaching legislation.
NEWS
December 21, 1988 | DOYLE McMANUS and SARA FRITZ, Times Staff Writers
Secretary of State-designate James A. Baker III has told senators that he is considering a delay in requesting military aid to Nicaragua's Contras so that he can first launch a diplomatic initiative in Central America, congressional sources said Tuesday.
NEWS
December 25, 1989 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United States would not object to Soviet or other Warsaw Pact military intervention in Romania to help save the revolution that ousted dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, Secretary of State James A. Baker III said Sunday. His comments followed a similar green light from France and the Netherlands. French Foreign Minister Roland Dumas said the Soviets were told that "if they thought it useful to intervene, France would support them."
OPINION
January 24, 2013 | By Peter Hotez
Could "vaccine diplomacy" work on the Korean peninsula? The short answer is yes. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in a New Year's Day speech, called for reductions in international tension and an end to confrontation with South Korea, while raising the prospect of reunification between the North and South. Ultimately, science diplomacy could play an essential role in helping catalyze improved North-South relations in 2013, with joint programs for elimination of neglected diseases as a cornerstone.
NEWS
January 25, 1985 | Associated Press
The Senate will vote Tuesday on the nomination of James A. Baker III for Treasury secretary, Majority Leader Robert J. Dole said Thursday.
NATIONAL
September 12, 2001 | Matea Gold and Maggie Farley, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers
In the worst terrorist attack ever against the United States, hijackers struck at the preeminent symbols of the nation's wealth and might Tuesday, flying airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and killing or injuring thousands of people. As a horrified nation watched on television, the twin towers of the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan collapsed into flaming rubble after two Boeing 767s rammed their upper stories. A third airliner, a Boeing 757, flattened one of the Pentagon's five sides.
NEWS
July 20, 1985 | United Press International
President Reagan has designated Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III to head the U.S. delegation to the inauguration of Peruvian President-elect Alan Garcia on July 28, the White House said Friday.
BUSINESS
September 16, 1997
Two former Republican Treasury secretaries, James A. Baker III and Nicholas F. Brady, have endorsed a bill to create a special outside board to oversee the Internal Revenue Service, putting them sharply at odds with the current Treasury Department.
NEWS
September 15, 1987 | TOM REDBURN, Times Staff Writer
Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III Monday attacked several features of the trade bill that congressional negotiators will take up later this month, but the Reagan Administration is still struggling to find the best strategy for bargaining with Congress over the far-reaching legislation.
NEWS
March 23, 1989 | Associated Press
Secretary of State James A. Baker III has selected Raymond G. H. Seitz, a career Foreign Service officer now in London, to head the Bureau of European and Canadian Affairs at the State Department, officials said.
NEWS
September 8, 1986 | From Reuters
Treasury Secretary James A. Baker III and Japanese Finance Minister Kiichi Miyazawa met for about three hours Saturday in San Francisco, a Treasury spokesman said Sunday. No details of the talks were released.
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