Former Assistant Secretary of State P.J. Crowley, who stepped down (presumably under pressure) after condemning the treatment of accused whistle-blower Bradley Manning, tells Al-Jazeera English he does not regret his comments.
“Ridiculous ... counterproductive ... stupid.” Those are the words chosen by U.S. State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley to describe the country’s treatment of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the alleged WikiLeaker being held in solitary confinement in a military jail.
An extremist Florida church says it will go ahead with plans to mark the ninth anniversary of 9/11 by setting copies of the Quran on fire, even though authorities have warned that such actions would endanger Americans fighting, serving and traveling abroad. (continued)