The technical challenges facing Japan's nuclear industry in Fukushima reminds of those the US had to deal with after the Three Mile Island accident in Pennsylvania back in 1979, said the 41st Governor of Pennsylvania, Richard Thornburgh.
While the UK and France are drafting a resolution for the UN Security Council to impose a no-fly zone over Libya, the US is reportedly attempting to intervene in the North African country indirectly by funneling weapons via Saudi Arabia.
The US is losing the global information war, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared while appearing before a congressional committee to ask for extra funds to spread US propaganda through new media.
Protesters in the Libyan capital Tripoli have set the parliament building on fire. They are urging the country’s leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to step down. The military has reportedly launched an air strike on demonstrators in the city of Benghazi.
US politicians are not shy when it comes to offering opinions on foreign affairs, even when it is obvious they have not done their homework. Bloopers may be commonplace on Capitol Hill, but the American people have become the butt of the joke.
A book published in Iran describing suicide bombings has emerged in the US sparking a media frenzy on American channels, for which peddling fear and vilifying the Islamic republic is a common occurrence.