The U.S. national security adviser Susan Rice says that it is possible that the U.S.-led coalition’s airstrikes killed Kohrasan’s alleged leader and long-standing al-Qaeda operative Muhsin al-Fadhi.
By Stuart Leavenworth, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIJING — National security adviser Susan Rice met with Chinese President Xi Jinping for 45 minutes on Tuesday, concluding a three-day visit to Beijing that was billed as a preparatory mission for President Barack Obama’s visit to China in November but saw her pressing China to join a coalition […]
You say potato and I say potahto, You say tomato and I say tomahto, Potato, potahto, tomato, tomahto: Let’s call the whole thing off. –George and Ira Gershwin Here’s how unreal the Great Benghazi Scandal had already grown as of last year. Washington Post fact checker Glenn Kessler devoted an entire May 2013 column to […]
By Stuart Leavenworth, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIJING — China wants to think of itself as a player on the world stage, but in the Ukraine standoff that pits Russia against the West, it has stayed mostly on the sidelines, issuing oblique statements that have left many outside observers shaking their heads. Asked earlier this week if […]