The Vietnam War has claimed its victims in various dreadful ways, but the death last week of Lewis B. Puller Jr.
The news from Japan continues to be grim.
It is not every day that the military chief of the world’s emerging superpower stops by a tiny Himalayan nation. So when General Chen Bingde, Chief of General Staff of China’s People’s Liberation Army, touched down in Kathmandu on March 23, all of Nepal was watching
“Hotel Rwanda” star Don Cheadle got a first-hand view of horror when he traveled to the devastated Darfur region of Sudan in 2005.
Two senior rebel leaders in Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta region accepted a government offer of amnesty to militants who disarm. (CNN) — Whenever President Obama has traveled overseas and offered pointed and direct assessments of the United States, some of them critical, Republicans have ripped him for criticizing America, saying a president should always defend the United States.
After last year’s war between Russia and Georgia, which left at least 250 people dead and parts of Georgia in ruin, both countries were eager to point the finger of blame at one another for starting the conflict. On Wednesday, an independent investigating team issued a highly anticipated report saying that neither country can escape fault.
Family members of one of the three hikers detained in Iran are heartened and hopeful over Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s willingness to ask jurists to handle the case in a timely manner and weigh “maximum leniency” for their release. “We are encouraged by the recent statements of the president that he wants to deal with this matter expeditiously,” said Alex Fattal, brother of hiker Josh Fattal
A suspected missile strike from a U.S. Predator drone killed at least four people in a house in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region early Saturday
Suspected Taliban militants blew up a bridge early Tuesday in the border region between Pakistan and Afghanistan, suspending NATO supply lines.
The State Department is sticking with a strict no-new-settlements policy toward Israel, its spokesman said Thursday, but he held out the possibility that Israelis and Palestinians might eventually take a different path. “The position that the secretary has stated remains our position,” spokesman P.J. Crowley said at his daily briefing