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Latest Rwanda Items
President Obama met with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the Group of Eight summit last week to discuss many things, but the biggest topic appeared to be their differences over Syria. One look at a picture of their meeting tells you how poorly it went.
Testimony from victims strongly suggests it was the rebels, not the Syrian government, that used Sarin nerve gas during a recent incident in the revolution-wracked nation, a senior U.N. diplomat said Monday.
U.N. peacekeeping has had its share of successes, but its failures are more memorable. Two have been memorialized in the movies: the Somali debacle in "Black Hawk Down" and the Rwandan genocide in "Hotel Rwanda." After these disasters, the United Nations concluded it had been too ambitious. Two recent decisions, however, could represent a reversal and should raise concerns in Washington and Turtle Bay.
The international community has "a moral imperative" to end the violence that has killed more than 5 million people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 1998, the State Department's top diplomat for Africa said Monday.
Move over OPEC. There's a new cartel in town — this one aimed at driving up the price of tea.
The U.N. has launched its aid appeal for Somalia in the capital, Mogadishu, for the first time in two decades.
Congolese soldiers took back control of this strategic city of 1 million on Monday, though the rebels who occupied it for two weeks continued to stake out positions less than two miles away, threatening to seize it anew if Congo fails to meet their demands.
Rebels in Congo believed to be backed by Rwanda Friday postponed indefinitely their departure from the key eastern city of Goma, defying for a second time an ultimatum set by neighboring nations.
U.N. Ambassador Susan E. Rice does not deserve to be the next U.S. secretary of state, and not only because of her response to the Benghazi attack ("Senators troubled by Rice answers on Libya," Page 1, Wednesday).