Human Rights & Politics

Charity Begins at Home-

Month: January, 2013

French troops help Mali retake captured town – Africa – Al Jazeera English

French troops help Mali retake captured town – Africa – Al Jazeera English.

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Jihad Comes to Kenya

Until recently, experts assumed that al-Shabaab’s recruitment in Kenya was limited to the country’s Somali minority, which numbers roughly a million people. But recent attacks have forced a reassessment; as ex-members testify, now Kenyans are joining up as well.

via Jihad Comes to Kenya.

A Republican Foreign Policy

President Barack Obama just nominated Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense. In this 2004 essay, Hagel lays out his views on U.S. foreign policy. He explains that “a wise foreign policy recognizes that U.S. leadership is determined as much by our commitment to principle as by our exercise of power.”

via A Republican Foreign Policy.

Canada’s indigenous movement gains momentum – Inside Story Americas – Al Jazeera English

Canada’s indigenous movement gains momentum – Inside Story Americas – Al Jazeera English.

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