President Obama gave a speech in Australia today outlining the more extensive role the United States expects to play in Asia and the Pacific in the coming years. One of the changes will be the basing of U.S. Marines in Australia. The Chinese are reportedly unhappy with Mr. Obama’s announced plans.
In other news, three “Dutch” Moroccans have made a complaint against the Netherlands at the UN Court of Human Rights. They allege that Geert Wilders’ anti-Islamic stance violated their rights by making them feel discriminated against, humiliated, and threatened.
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