State Department

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 26th, 2013
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By Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) This past Wednesday, Secretary Hillary Clinton appeared, for what is likely her final time as Secretary of State, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee regarding the September 11, 2012, terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Although I am grateful ...
By IndepthAfrica
In CAR
Dec 28th, 2012
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The United States has evacuated its embassy in the Central African Republic and temporarily halted its operations, amid security fears after rebels seized large swathes of the country. The State Department said it had not broken off diplomatic ties with the beleaguered Government in Bangui, but warne...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 20th, 2012
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By: Jim Kouri While appearing on Fox News Channel on Monday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) told anchor Megan Kelly that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may testify before a senate panel in about two weeks to answer questions about embassy security and the bloodbath at a U.S. consulate that suffered f...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 11th, 2012
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October 23, 2012 will be exactly one year after the Chairperson of the National Transitional Council declared that the Liberation of Libya was complete. A few days later the Secretary General of NATO, General Anders Fogh Rasmussen declared the end of the NATO mission, declaring that the NATO mission ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Sep 28th, 2012
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By: Jim Kouri U.S. intelligence officials knew less than a day after the bloody attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that the perpetrators were terrorists who are alleged members of an al-Qaeda offshoot, but President Barack Obama and his minions took about a week to admit it, according t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 24th, 2012
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By Morgan Lorraine Roach On Thursday, the U.S. State Department designated three Nigerians as Specially Designated Global Terrorists (SDGT). Abubakar Shekau, Abubakar Adam Kambar, and Khalid al-Barnawi are leading members of the Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram. While the Obama Administration acknow...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 10th, 2012
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President Obiang’s major pre-occupation is enjoying the oil wealth of his country together with members of his family and cronies. And the country’s opposition makes sure nobody disturbs the big man. MAIN CHARACTERS Plácido Micó, considered the leader of the opposition to Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Equat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 30th, 2011
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By Yosef Yacob, PhD, LLM, JD The processing of petitions filed by United States citizens for adoption of children from Ethiopia continues to raise serious legal and ethical concerns. In an earlier commentary, I sought to highlight the potential national security implications incident to the apparent ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 7th, 2011
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WASHINGTON, December 7, 2011/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Johnnie Carson to Speak on Countering the Lord’s Resistance Army Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 6, 2011 Ambassador Johnnie Carson, Assistant Secretary fo...
By benim
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Jun 14th, 2011
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The Obama administration is leading a global effort to deploy “shadow” Internet and mobile phone systems that dissidents can use to undermine repressive governments that seek to silence them by censoring or shutting down telecommunications networks. The effort includes secretive projects to create in...