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US Intervention From 1982 to Present
A retrospective look at U.S. military action, from the Reagan era through the Obama administration.
Snowden and 7 Other Infamous Asylum Seekers
Last weekend, Edward Snowden was offered asylum in Nicaragua, Venezuela and Bolivia. While Snowden is the most recent high-profile asylum seeker, he is not the first person to very publicly ask another country for refuge. Here are seven other important -- and sometimes infamous -- asylum seekers
Obama Has Nominated Kerry to be the New Secretary of State
President Barack Obama nominated Senator John Kerry (D-Massachusetts) to be the next secretary of state on Friday afternoon. If confirmed by the Senate, Kerry will replace outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as head of the State Department. Clinton has said repeatedly that she plans to
Jan. 3: Manuel Noriega Arrested in Panama 1990
1990 Noriega Surrenders to United States Drug enforcement agents arrested Manuel Noriega, the former dictator of Panama. Noriega finally surrendered to U.S. troops after hiding out at Panama City’s Vatican embassy for days. He was charged with drug trafficking and money laundering. 1993 ...
Dec. 20: U.S. Invades Panama 1989
1989 U.S. Invades Panama On Dec. 20, 1989, U.S. troops invaded Panama, with the goal of ousting dictator Manuel Noriega, who had a reputation of drug trafficking and suppressing democracy in Panama. U.S. Drug Enforcement agents arrested Noriega on Jan. 3, 1990. He was later...
The Global Note: Iraq: End of the Mission…Euro-Crisis…Russia Protests…Fukushima Monkeys & Radiation
IRAQ: END OF THE MISSION -BIG PICTURE…The last American forces are packing, loading up, and boarding convoys south, for Kuwait and – ultimately – home. After eight and a half years and thousands of casualties, the mission winds down. A big week of related events...
Digging Deeper: Jesse Ventura's Alternative Take on American History
In his new book, "63 Documents the Government Doesn't Want You to Read," former wrestler turned governor of Minnesota Jesse Ventura takes a close and at times disturbing look at major historical events. Ventura draws on public but often overlooked information about such events as John F. Kennedy's
Jan. 3, 1990: Noriega Surrenders to U.S.
the United States invaded Panama five days before Christmas various news organizations including our own conducted polls. On what the public thought of the president's decision to send the troops in the ABC news poll we found overwhelming support for the president's decision. But a majority of
Dec. 20, 1989: U.S. Invades Panama
U.S. troops invade Panama, with the goal of ousting Dictator Manuel Noriega.