Joe Biden’s Dangerous World

In the past three years, the Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan, Russia invaded Ukraine, Hamas invaded Israel, China increased its pressure on Taiwan, the China-Russian partnership solidified, Houthi terrorists wreaked havoc on Red Sea shipping, Iran moved closer to obtaining a nuclear weapon, North Korea enhanced its intercontinental missile capacity, China and Russia modernized their nuclear forces, and illegal immigrants flooded the U.S. southern border. 

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Six months into Gaza war, Biden confronts the limits of U.S. leverage

At home, in what is already a contentious election year, Biden is stuck between a Republican Party demanding support for Israel at all costs, and increasing numbers of Democrats demanding he stop the steady stream of weapons sent to Jerusalem. His campaign stops are frequently disrupted by pro-Palestinian protests.

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Russia Rapidly Approaching Three Grim Milestones, According to Kyiv

Russian losses in Ukraine are fast approaching new milestones, by Kyiv’s count, as questions loom over Western aid ahead of an anticipated Russian offensive in the late spring.

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Death Toll in Attack at Russian Concert Hall Tops 130 as Suspects Detained

Russian authorities said they had detained 11 people in connection with a terrorist attack on a concert hall in a Moscow suburb, as the death toll from Friday night’s violence rose to 133, according to investigators.

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Haiti’s Troubled Path to Development

Few countries have struggled with development like Haiti. Since breaking free from French colonial rule over two centuries ago, the Caribbean state has weathered multiple foreign interventions, chronic political instability, social unrest, and devastating natural disasters.

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GOP effort to stop illegal immigrants being counted for House districts, Electoral College shot down in Senate

An effort by Senate Republicans to stop non-citizens, including illegal immigrants, from being counted on the census for the purposes of apportionment for House seats and the Electoral College was shot down later Friday after the measure failed to gain the support of a single Democrat.

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