WASHINGTON — Myanmar President Thein Sein’s historic White House visit next week is the culmination of U.S. outreach to a former pariah regime. That’s been based on a principle of taking “action for action” by deepening ties in response to democratic reforms.
In response to critics, the White House has released 100 pages of emails and notes relating to the attack in Benghazi, Libya, in which U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans were killed.
The Obama administration released 100 pages of e-mails Wednesday that reveal differences between intelligence analysts and State Department officials over how to describe the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. post.
BEIJING — Upset about plans for a petrochemical plant near her hometown in China, a woman turned to a new method that Chinese are using to air their complaints: she posted a petition on the White House’s website. Then, Chinese police asked her to remove it.