Albright acted as model, mentor for generations of women
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s death from cancer this week sparked American women to reflect on the 84-year-old diplomat’s sweeping influence on their lives, 25 years after Bill Clinton made her the United States’ representative to the world.
Richardson adds to diplomatic wins with journalist's release
Bill Richardson’s success in helping secure the release of journalist Danny Fenster from a Myanmar prison is the latest demonstration of the former New Mexico governor’s knack for flying into some the most closed societies on earth and persuading those in charge to do Washington a favor.
Death by Dollars
The Gantt ReportBy Lucius GanttNot so long ago, rapper T.I. had a song entitled About the Money. If you listen to it youll understand what The Gantt Report opined about years before the rap record was released. But King was assassinated after he began to preach about America giving its Black residents a bad check marked insufficient funds! He was called the King of Kings by many Presidents of African nations for his assistance to African countries in war and peace. Safe or unsafe, Ill continue to write the truth whether the modern day money changers, beast banks and corporate crooks like it or not.thewestsidegazette.com
U.K. inquiry blasts Blair for following Bush into Iraq War
Long-awaited report from independent inquiry says Tony Blair "chose to join the invasion of Iraq before the peaceful options had been exhausted" based on a deeply flawed presentation of the evidence available on Saddam Hussein's weapons stockpiles. CBS News correspondent Mark Phillips reports from London.cbsnews.com
Trump unleashes on Clinton over FBI decision, praises Saddam Hussein
Republicans are expected to unveil Wednesday the full slate of speakers for the party's national convention, now less than two weeks away. Donald Trump spoke to a rally of nearly 3,000 people Tuesday in Raleigh, North Carolina. He bashed Hillary Clinton's judgment and accused her of an "Enron-style purge" of her email. Major Garrett reports.cbsnews.com
U.S. commandos capture ISIS chemical weapons expert
CBS News has learned the U.S. may have dealt ISIS' chemical weapons program a serious blow in a raid last month, capturing an Iraqi who once worked for Saddam Hussein's regime. Investigators in London are also looking into a potential trove of intelligence about ISIS. CBS News' partners at Sky News received the names, addresses and phone numbers of more than 20,000 suspected ISIS fighters from at least 51 countries, including the U.S. David Martin reports from the Pentagon.cbsnews.com
ISIS digs in as fight for Saddam Hussein's hometown Tikrit escalates
ISIS digs in as fight for Saddam Hussein's hometown Tikrit escalates ISIS is pushing back against Iraqi forces who are trying to recapture the city of Tikrit. The militants are littering routes into the hometown of Saddam Hussein with mines and bombs. Holly Williams reports from Erbil, Iraq.cbsnews.com
Battle for Tikrit: Fierce fight for Saddam Hussein's hometown
Battle for Tikrit: Fierce fight for Saddam Hussein's hometown Iraqi army troops are battling Sunni Muslim forces in Tikrit, the biggest counter-attack since the ISIS army and its allies went on the offensive. Charlie D'Agata reports from Baghdad.cbsnews.com