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Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar

Jessica Chasmar is a continuous news writer for The Washington Times. Previously, she was part of the start-up team for The Washington Times' digital aggregation product, Times247. She can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

Articles by Jessica Chasmar

**FILE** Dennis Rodman sings Happy Birthday to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, seated above in the stands, before an exhibition basketball game at an indoor stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)

Dennis Rodman: 'I won't go back' to North Korea

Two months after his controversial trip to North Korea, Dennis Rodman has vowed not to return to the oppressive state if that's what the American people so desired. Published March 9, 2014

FILE - In this Friday, Dec. 27, 2013 file photo, French soldiers protect a truck of fleeing Muslims after it broke down and was surrounded by hundreds of hostile Christian residents, including several anti-balaka militiamen, in the Gobongo neighborhood of Bangui, Central African Republic. Central African Republic has long teetered on the brink of anarchy, but the new unrest unleashed by a March 2013 coup has ignited previously unseen sectarian hatred between Christians and Muslims. More than 1,000 people were killed in December alone and nearly 1 million displaced. The crisis has forced some to flee across borders to desperately poor and unstable countries like Chad and Congo. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)

U.N. warns of Muslim 'cleansing' in Central African Republic

The west of Central African Republic has been "cleansed" of most Muslims as largely-Christian "anti-Balaka" militias step up force in the region, U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres said Thursday. Published March 6, 2014