In a Statement Hillary Clinton Takes Responsibility for Consulate Security Lapses The Secretary Of State Accepts Responsibility Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has accepted blame for the security lapses before the attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens. “I take responsibility,” Clinton told CNN Monday in Lima, […]
For much of the past decade, the Iranian government has tolerated what it considers a particularly depraved and un-Islamic vice: the keeping of pet dogs. During periodic crackdowns, police have confiscated dogs from their owners right off the street; and state media has lectured Iranians on the diseases spread by canines.
At least 800 people were slaughtered in the western Ivory Coast town of Duekoue on March 29, the International Committee of the Red Cross said, as it became the latest town caught in the spiral of post-electoral violence engulfing the country. Caritas, a Roman Catholic charity, estimated the death toll was 1,000
War, famine and disease have killed more than 5 million Congolese citizens in the past decade and it’s hard not to lay a good part of the blame at the feet of rebel leader Laurent Nkunda. Nkunda is the leader of a group of rebels who have been fighting the Congolese army and other militias off and on since 1998, creating violent upheaval in the eastern province of the country where between 100,000 and 200,000 people have been driven from their homes in the recent weeks
Soulless Empires and Nameless Massacres Mahatma Gandhi said that empires and states represented violence in a concentrated form, and that they were soulless and could never be weaned from violence to which they owed their very existence. His words came to mind when it was reported that a U.S.-led NATO air strike killed four civilians-including […]
Human rights groups are asking President-elect Barack Obama to pay early attention to the crisis in Sudan’s troubled Darfur region, where government forces have waged a bloody war against militias that some international critics have characterized as genocide. “We’ve seen the military surge in Iraq.