You've seen the quotation, now watch the clip of Sen John McCain, either in deep denial or completely irony-impaired (those being the more generous of many possible interpretations), giving his pronouncement that " in the 21st century, nations don't invade other nations" Oh .
The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to impose sanctions against North Korea in light of its recent nuclear test. Though financial and military aid is restricted, the sanctions do not allow for military action, and skeptics question how effectively the rules will be enforced.
Sealed borders, regular military incursions and poor quality of life have brought Gaza to the breaking point, a UN official has said Karen Abuzayd, head of the U Relief and Works Agency, also warned that current tactics for dealing with Gaza have failed to inspire a spirit of compromise among Palestinians, and instead foster anger and resentment.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah (above) said his Islamic militant group (and political party) will abide by the UN cease-fire resolution but will continue fighting as long as Israeli troops remain in south Lebanon With the US, the U, Israel's Olmert, Lebanon's parliament and now Hezbollah's leader all on board, all the pieces of the peace puzzle seem to be in place.
The UN Security Council adopted a resolution that calls for an end to the war between Israel and Hezbollah and authorizes 15,000 U peacekeepers to help Lebanese troops take control of south Lebanon as Israel withdraws Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert endorsed the deal, and the Lebanese cabinet looks set to do so as well.
Hezbollah rockets killed at least six in Israel; almost 10,000 Israeli troops have crossed in Lebanon; and a U.S. veto is blocking the U.N. Security Council from demanding an immediate cease-fire.
The move comes in the wake of its airstrike in the Lebanese village of Qana that killed at least 56 people, most of whom were women and children.
Iraq will ask the United Nations to end immunity from local law for US troops, reports Reuters Iraq's human rights minister says the lack of enforcement of U military law has led to crimes like the rape-murder allegedly committed by five U soldiers.