By Elaine Donnelly
Extending sexual misconduct to combat units
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Mali will need all the international support it can get to successfully conduct elections in July, the country's first since an international military intervention helped the West African nation beat back a takeover by Islamic extremists in the North, a Mali official said Monday.
Malian soldiers entered the city of Timbuktu on Monday after al-Qaeda-linked militants, having set ablaze a library that held thousands of ancient manuscripts, fled into the desert.
Pundits repeatedly tell us that the November election is all about America's economy and that the electorate faces a stark choice. For some reason, America's role abroad, especially in dealing with rogue states, is seldom discussed.