World

Kerry’s Dangerous Message to Egypt’s Generals

[Bloomberg] Secretary of State John Kerry visited Cairo yesterday to reassure the men who led the coup against Egypt’s first democratically elected president that the U.S. is content with their progress toward restoring democracy. It was a confused and confusing message, to say the least. Kerry’s statement that Read More

World

U.S. Tells Rwanda to Stop Support for M23 Rebels in Congo

(Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday called on Rwanda to end support for M23 rebels in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, saying there was evidence Rwandan military officials were involved. It is the first response by Washington to recent M23 clashes with Congolese government forces Read More

Op-Ed

America’s Inconsistent Foreign Policy

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist   Two years ago, President Obama instituted a policy towards Africa that most Americans are totally unaware of.  The policy sent shock waves throughout the continent of Africa that are still reverberating to this day. This policy was a direct Read More

Politics

Mass. Governor Names Ex-Aide William “Mo” Cowan as Interim Senator to Replace John Kerry

[Los Angeles Times] WASHINGTON — Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has named his former chief of staff to temporarily fill the Senate seat being vacated by John Kerry, and called a special election for June 25 for voters to choose a permanent replacement for the incoming secretary of State. Read More