State Department spokesman Philip J. Crowley has resigned following comments criticizing the U.S. military for its treatment of Private First Class Bradley Manning, a soldier detained on allegations he shared classified documents with the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, according to a statement from the agency.
Defeating Muammar Qaddafi may turn out to be the easy part for Libya’s rebels. Managing the aftermath will test the loose alliance of former exiles, Arab nationalists, Islamists and regime defectors who united to boot out the dictator.
The U.S. is ruling out a power- sharing agreement in the Ivory Coast because the outcome of the November election was clear, State Department spokesman Philip J. Crowley told reporters yesterday in Washington.
The U.S. will ask China to help it enforce new sanctions against North Korea , targeting members of Kim Jong Il ’s regime and the front companies and foreign banks that help sustain the country’s weapons industry.