Central to our policy in Afghanistan—a country ravaged and warped by the longest war the U.S. has ever waged—is keeping the warlords as our friends. Americans are ordered to look the other way when these drug-dealing criminals sexually abuse small boys.
The Catholic country in which, on average, two children under the age of 16 give birth each day, is facing backlash after authorities ordered a 10-year-old victim of sexual abuse to carry out her pregnancy.
A report recently published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that more than 23 million women and about 2 million men in the United States had been raped at some point during their lives. But other numbers in the findings are perhaps even more frightening.
The level of narcissism and insensitivity displayed by the pedophile enabler in a blog post Thursday shows just how far removed he is from reality.
In a truly shameful and terrible act of victim blaming, a lawyer for one of the adult males charged in the gang rape of an 11-year-old Cleveland, Texas, girl likened the child survivor to a spider that lures victim into its web.
Declaring that he only wants "to be treated fairly like everyone else," auteur-in-exile Roman Polanski spoke out on his own behalf on Sunday via his ally Bernard-Henri Lévy's website, claiming that there are "no grounds" for his extradition to the U.S. to face charges related to his decades-old sexual assault case.