Blinken to travel to Ukraine and Germany this week

Blinken to travel to Ukraine and Germany this week

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to Ukraine and Germany this week as the Russian threat toward Ukraine continues to loom.

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U.S. announces fresh $308 million in aid for struggling Afghans

U.S. announces fresh $308 million in aid for struggling Afghans

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States announced Tuesday that it was giving more than $308 million in humanitarian aid to the Afghan people,.

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Biden confronts challenges to democracy at home and abroad this week

Biden confronts challenges to democracy at home and abroad this week

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden’s fresh vow to save democracy faces an immediate test at home and abroad this week, with a long-shot voting rights push and the most critical US diplomacy with Russia since the Cold War.

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Why Biden isn’t likely to find much political relief abroad in 2022

Why Biden isn’t likely to find much political relief abroad in 2022

This post was originally published on this siteJoe Biden hasn’t had a day in the White House free of intractable domestic challenges that threaten to doom his presidency. But his hopes of a 2022 rebound are complicated by equally treacherous tests abroad.

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Putin sees ‘positive’ US reaction to Russia’s security proposals over Ukraine

Putin sees ‘positive’ US reaction to Russia’s security proposals over Ukraine

This post was originally published on this site President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that Washington’s willingness to discuss Russia’s security proposals aimed at curbing NATO’s eastward expansion was “positive”, as fears mount in the West over a major military escalation in Ukraine. The Kremlin has grown increasingly insistent that the...

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The White House wants to focus on China, but Russia continues to be a distraction

The White House wants to focus on China, but Russia continues to be a distraction

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden has worked to focus his foreign policy on China. But provocations from Russia keep pulling him away.

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Biden’s China and Climate Goals Clash Over Solar Panels

Biden’s China and Climate Goals Clash Over Solar Panels

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. tariffs on imported solar panels are set to expire, and that has the Biden administration facing a tough decision between its goal of combating climate change and its desire to wrestle high-tech manufacturing supply chains from China.

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Blinken warns Republicans against blocking US envoy nominations

Blinken warns Republicans against blocking US envoy nominations

This post was originally published on this site US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned on Tuesday that continued Republican opposition to the nomination of ambassadors in the Senate risked undermining American foreign policy. A handful of Republicans have been blocking the nomination of many envoys in a US Senate...

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Biden seizes the chance to make his next moves in the geopolitical chess match with China and Russia

Biden seizes the chance to make his next moves in the geopolitical chess match with China and Russia

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden this week has confronted escalating tensions with China and Russia, testing his ability to manage antagonistic leaders and forcing other countries to pick sides.

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