'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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Scott Gration invoked the Gospel of John, declaring that the "truth shall set me free," when he defended himself against charges of gross mismanagement as U.S. ambassador to Kenya.
Scott Gration, the embattled U.S. ambassador to Kenya and retired Air Force general, insists he will be vindicated of charges of gross mismanagement and threats to shoot American diplomats who disobey him.
The ambassador from Cyprus was shocked when he read about Islamic terrorists demolishing ancient religious sites in the fabled city of Timbuktu in the strife-torn West African nation of Mali.
A U.S. government-backed program is telling young Kenyans "Yes Youth Can!" in a political program designed to improve leadership skills that carries overtones of President Obama's election message.
State-owned media in Moscow are reacting warmly to the news that President Obama plans to appoint his top adviser on Russia as the next U.S. ambassador to the Kremlin.
Global defense spending has just gone over the $1 trillion mark -- half of it by the United States. Yet America's growing strategic interests in Africa -- 17 percent of U.S. oil imports, heading up to 21 percent and then 40 percent by 2020 -- are being shortchanged with a puny $52 million per annum, the equivalent of five hours of fighting in Iraq.