The latest allegations of snooping have come from staunch US allies—France, Italy and Germany. Before the Obama administration could get over swatting allegations of widespread spying on millions of the French, and Italy just finished accusing Washington of snooping, Germany’s Angela Merkel was on the phone with Obama.
As the complete withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan draws closer, all eyes are on what deal both governments would strike over the future role of America in Afghanistan.
The blockade [of Cuba] violates international law by being a typically genocidal measure, according to the definition of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.
Affected communities in some of these areas view the civilian deaths that have resulted from drone strikes as evidence of U.S. callousness toward the Muslim world.