After the radical Students for a Democratic Society split into angry factions at the organization's convention last June, the question was whether any of them could mount an effective “fall offensive.” The answer is no.
His captors put out cigarettes on Haitham Amro’s body.
Massive crowds were gathered in Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, when word broke that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. forces in Pakistan.
The U.S. secretary of state arrived Wednesday in nuclear-armed Pakistan, a country hit hard by terrorism, economic crisis and rising sentiment that it is paying too high a price for its partnership with the United States in fighting extremists.
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has successfully brought dozens of war criminals to justice, but a “truth commission” is still necessary if the region’s ethnic factions are ever to achieve lasting reconciliation, according to a former legal adviser to the court.
The videotaped beating death of an honors student in Chicago, Illinois, is “chilling” and one of the most shocking things “you can ever see,” White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Wednesday. At his daily news briefing in Washington, Gibbs said President Obama was concerned about the killing and the issue of violence in his former hometown
Chicago police asked the public for help Tuesday in finding three more people believed connected to last week’s videotaped fatal beating of 16-year-old Derrion Albert.