In other news Monday, The Associated Press reported that the CIA disrupted a plot to bomb an airliner — around the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death. Also, a key suspect in the 2002 nightclub bombings in Bali apologized in an Indonesian courtroom. Continue reading
In other news, an independent report blamed several military officers for failing to prevent the Fort Hood massacre in November, and the man accused of planning to bomb Bali in 2002 may be tried in Washington D.C. Continue reading
On Friday, President President Barack Obama announced his administration’s new strategy for dealing with the al-Qaida terrorist organization and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Here are his remarks, as released by the White House: Continue reading
The U.N. climate change conference ended in Bali Saturday with a last-minute deal that sets the terms of a “roadmap” for a new climate change treaty. The talks were described as emotional, with discontent directed toward U.S. objections to specific emissions caps. A U.S. negotiator and a climate analyst assess the talks. Continue reading
Both the United States and China — the world’s biggest polluters — have rejected the idea of including specific emissions limits in the final document that will come out of the talks at the United Nations climate change conference in Bali.
Nearly 20,000 policymakers, activists and journalists will gather on the island of Bali, Indonesia Monday to open talks aimed at crafting a successor to the Kyoto Protocol, the United Nations treaty on climate change. Continue reading
Police in Indonesia announced Thursday the arrest of the man who allegedly masterminded the bombings Oct. 12 on the resort island of Bali which killed nearly 200 people. Continue reading
Indonesia’s government on Wednesday promised to push for tougher anti-terror laws and formed an international investigative team to search for those responsible for a bomb blast that killed more than 180 people on the resort island of Bali. Continue reading