Obama, Putin/ America, SyriaBarack Obama (President of the United States of America, for those of you who live in a hole under a rock) has made the decision that he wants to send military forces to Syria, but Congress must approve of the idea before it is acted upon. The military (says Obama) will not be ground troops, but rather air-force instead, because bringing ground troops into Syria would put our troops into too much danger.Obama, Putin/ America, Syria3 months ago in Articles & Interviews More Like This
Vladimir Putin (President of Russia) says he will defend Syria if we attack, claiming he has not approved, or would ever approve the chemical bombing that has been poured down on Syria. Putin said that the bombing is most likely being done by Assad's regime, who are against the government there. To back himself up, he also stated that the Pope would never let it happen.
Eleven other countries say that they will support America if we go through with Obama's suggestion. Mr. Cameron (British) could not get Parliament to agree to help.
What is happening in Syria is going agains
Edward Snowden Got Asylum in Russia, Lawyer SaysMOSCOW (AP) -- National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden left transit zone of a Moscow airport and entered Russia after authorities granted him temporary asylum, his lawyer said Thursday.Edward Snowden Got Asylum in Russia, Lawyer Says5 months ago in Personal More Like This
Anatoly Kucherena said that Snowden's whereabouts will be kept secret for security reasons. The former NSA systems analyst was stuck at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport since his arrival from Hong Kong on June 23.
The U.S. has demanded that Russia send Snowden home to face prosecution for espionage, but President Vladimir Putin dismissed the request.
Putin had said that Snowden could receive asylum in Russia on condition he stops leaking U.S. secrets. Kucherena has said Snowden accepted the condition.
The Guardian newspaper on Wednesday published a new report on U.S. intelligence-gathering based on information from Snowden, but Kucherena said the material was provided before Snowden promised to stop leaking.
Snowden, who revealed details of a U.S. intelligence program to monitor Internet activity, h
The Presidents: William J. ClintonThe Presidents: William J. Clinton9 months ago in Profiles More Like This
Introduction and Early Life
William Jefferson Clinton would have a mixed presidency, at times he was highly succesful and at times he was not, but his presidency defined the 1990s, a more peaceful era away from the issues of World War 2 and the Cold War. He would now lead the most dominant nation on earth. Born William Blythe III, he was born in 1946 in Hope, Arkansas. Despite his tough life at home due to his alcoholic stepfather, he would be very succesful in school and would become a good musician.
He visited the White House in 1963 and shook hands with President John F. Kennedy. He went to Georgetown University a year later and worked on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chaired by anti-Vietnam War Arkansas Senator William Fulbright. Then, the following year, he was drafted into military service. However, he would not serve in the Vietnam War. In 1970 he went to Yale Law School to complete his education. While there he met a young woman named Hillary Rodham. Clinton ret