Afghan President Hamid Karzai, ordered the arrest Monday of any and all participants in the public execution of a woman accused of adultery, the executioners are Afghan President Hamid Karzai, ordered the arrest of all participants and onlookers seen in the video. thought to be Taliban. The arrest was ordered after after the government became aware of an amateur video that […]
When Russia sent shells raining down on Georgia, it seemed initially as if Vladimir Putin was savagely pursuing what he saw as Russian national interests. Moscow claimed Georgian aggression against Russian loyalists in South Ossetia and has objected to both Georgia’s bid to join NATO and the Pentagon’s arming and training of the Georgian military
“Where is NATO?” the rebel asks, with no small amount of frustration.
For almost a decade, Russia has stayed on the sidelines of the war in Afghanistan, in part because of its bad memories of the 1980s, when the Afghan mujahedin, with the help of Stinger missiles provided by the U.S., handed the Red Army a humiliating defeat. As Russia’s NATO envoy Dmitri Rogozin put it this week in a stroke of understatement, “We’ve been to Afghanistan, and we didn’t really like it over there.” But on Friday, Oct.
When the U.S.
Beyond the broad smiles, the jokes about Hillary Clinton’s wardrobe, and the ceremonial reassurances that accompanied German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s three-day visit to Washington this week, there was a clear message that President Barack Obama expects Germany to demonstrate leadership with NATO and in Europe. Considering the context Tuesday’s love fest on the White House lawn Obama was outspoken in urging his guest to take more responsibility in Libya, saying that he expected full and robust German support for the ongoing airstrikes.
Muammar Gaddafi remains hunkered down in Tripoli, ever defiant despite the the heaviest bombing of NATO’s three-month campaign. But outside Libya, the talk has moved on from war to the business opportunities offered by a post-Gaddafi Libya
Denmark is not exactly a global power center, but the former leader of the small, tidy nation is about to become a major player on the world’s diplomatic stage.
Every morning at 8, Maulawi Zahir heads into Waygal district center, a remote mountain village of stone houses stacked almost vertically up granite slopes.
So, what exactly is NATO’s purpose?