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#Freethe20

Posted September 4th, 2015 at 12:15 pm (UTC-4)
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Throughout September, the U.S. State Department will profile 20 women who are political prisoners. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, kicked off the month-long campaign on Tuesday by highlighting the plight of Wang Yu of China.

Congress, Don’t Isolate America Again Over Iran

Posted August 27th, 2015 at 10:20 am (UTC-4)
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Our efforts to reach this deal have affirmed the view of the United States as a tough but principled leader; rejecting it would be read in many quarters as a superpower intent on inflicting pain for its own sake.