Clinton, in her recent tour to Southeast Asia suggested clearly that the United States might well extend a "defense umbrella" protecting its Arab allies should Iran develop a nuclear weapons capability.
Mr. President, talk to us directly. Tell us again why your election was only the first step, not the culmination, of a genuine movement to change the way we understand power, democracy, and our own roles in those phenomena.
At any rate, it seemed very strange to us that suddenly Russia wanted to be our new best friend -- particularly as the US was perceived to have turned its back on Iceland a few months earlier by leaving it out of an important currency swap agreement
With no visible progress this was another dismal outing for the Commissions, and another warning for the Obama administration that any kind of revival of the wretched trial system will remain fraught with insoluble problems.
Lt. Col. Vandeveld said, "I simply could not in good conscience continue to work for an ad-hoc, hastily created apparatus whose evident resort to expediency and ethical compromise were so contrary to my own."