U.S. forces head to Ivory Coast
- with all the debate for/against military action in the middle-east, I'm pleased to see US forces being deployed to protect innocent people.
"Their first task may be to retrieve about 100 American children who have been trapped at a school in the city of Bouake for five days and to protect Americans in three or four Ivory Coast towns held by rebels. "
U.S. tries to block UN anti-torture vote
"Concerned about the possibility of independent visits to U.S. civilian and military prisons, the United States sought Wednesday to block a vote on a U.N. plan meant to enforce a convention on torture. "