"No matter how hard it is, even if I'm not making a profit, if I deliver to the customer an unchanged, quality product, I have a chance."
Vincent Williams, restaurant owner
UN DISPATCH: American-Eritrean relations are at a historic low point, with American officials accusing the Eritrean government of sponsoring terrorism in Somalia. It's a long story, having to do with the chaos in Somalia and the poisonous relationship between Eritrea and its much larger neighbor, Ethiopia, which happens to be America's new B.F.F. (best friend forever) in Africa and is currently occupying Somalia. The Eritreans paint themselves as victims of a Western conspiracy.
"We all know that we cannot win it militarily. It has to be won through political means. That means political engagement."
UN special envoy to Afghanistan Kai Eide. Read the full story.