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  • Rachel Marsden: French Socialist report a blueprint for national destruction

    Former New York Times foreign correspondent Joel Brinkley is on sabbatical. His column will return to American Voices in June 2014. During his absence, John Kass has been added to American Voices.) A new report commissioned by the French Socialist...
  • Pictures in the News | December 13, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where an image of Jesus with flashing lights is displayed by a vendor at a stand outside La Placita Church in downtown Los Angeles during El Dia De La Virgen De Guadalupe celebrations that include...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 9 – 15, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week the world paid homage to Nelson Mandela, the ant-apartheid icon who was jailed for 27 years by a white-minority government as a terrorist and walked free as a septuagenarian to lead...
  • Civilians massacred amid sectarian chaos in Central African Republic

    Civilians massacred amid sectarian chaos in Central African Republic
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The men came to the village in the Central African Republic at dawn, armed with Kalashnikovs, machetes and knives. A 55-year-old father of 10 hid in tall grass and watched in horror as the attackers handed his children and...
  • U.S. envoy arrives in Central African Republic amid sectarian clashes

    U.S. envoy arrives in Central African Republic amid sectarian clashes
    WASHINGTON – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Thursday pressed leaders of the Central African Republic to halt sectarian killings in their nation. Her eight-hour visit underscored the challenges facing U.S. efforts to end...
  • The crisis in CAR deserves our attention [Commentary]

    Chances are, unless you have a particular interest in the continent of Africa, you may have never heard of the Central African Republic. Even now you would have to be paying attention to international news for this landlocked country of 4.5 million to...
  • Rachel Marsden: Superpowers making strategic moves in Africa

    By the looks of it, U.S. President Barack Obama may be close to joining the French in taking on the Chinese -- in Africa. According to my sources in the French government, Obama made it clear to both British and French leadership at the onset of his...
  • U.N. scrambles to send more troops to South Sudan

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The United Nations Security Council authorized an urgent increase in peacekeeping forces for South Sudan on Tuesday in a bid to keep the world's newest country from sliding into prolonged ethnic bloodletting only two...
  • Latest Africa violence highlights limits of peacekeeping missions

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Things fall apart in different ways. In a reminder of the horrific violence that has marred Africa's past, armed men in two neighboring countries have been going house to house in recent weeks, killing people because...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 24, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, we're at the Vatican with Pope Francis as he leads the celebration of Christmas Eve Mass. Bangui, Central African Republic: A man sells Nativity scenes made from clay and reeds. Bhubaneswar, India: Children dressed as...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 26, 2013

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins inside Men's Central Jail in Los Angeles, where Archbishop Jose Gomez greets inmates. He visited the halls containing the most dangerous offenders and handed out religious materials. Staying in the Southland,...