U.S. Secretary of State to visit India Amid Tensions with China

This week U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is making his first official visit to India in which President Biden has made confronting the authoritarianism of China and Russia his top priority.

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U.S. Ramps Up Air Strikes as Taliban Converges on Kandahar

The United States has stepped up air strikes around the southern Afghan city of Kandahar as the Taliban prepares to retake the city.

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U.S. Strikes Taliban in Afghanistan in Support of Afghan Forces

The U.S. military carried out military operations against the Taliban inside Afghanistan in support of Afghan forces.

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Biden Facing Rare Bipartisan Backlash over Russian Pipeline Deal

In a rare moment of bipartisanship both Democrats and Republicans have been openly critical of the administration’s agreement that allows Germany to complete the controversial natural-gas pipeline with Russia which will be a boon to Russia at the expense of Ukraine.

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WHO Begins Second COVID-19 Origins Investigation

The World Health Organization’s leader Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is laying out plans for a second follow-up investigation of the origins of the coronavirus.

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It Will be Tough for the U.S. to Re-Enter Afghanistan once it Leaves

Once President Biden announced the complete withdrawal of all U.S. troops from Afghanistan, he will now own what will transpire there and the chance of re-entering the country will have been made more difficult. 

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