Biden walks back bombshell Taiwan comments for third time

President Biden walked back an assertion that the U.S. would intervene militarily to defend Taiwan against China for the third time of his presidency on Tuesday.

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A grasp at diplomacy as fighting grinds on in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the path to ending the war with Russia would require diplomacy and an international agreement with security guarantees from other countries after any military win.

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Head of Canadian Province Takes Biden to Task over ‘Perplexing’ Energy Policies

Alberta premier Jason Kenney criticized the Biden administration’s energy policies during a hearing of the Senate Energy Committee on Tuesday.

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Finland Launches Bid to Join NATO, Declaring a ‘New Era’

Finland’s government announced on Sunday that it would apply for membership in NATO, a move that would end decades of strategic nonalignment and pave the way for one of the most significant expansions of the Western military alliance in years.

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Putin preparing for long war – US intelligence

Vladimir Putin is preparing for a long war in Ukraine, with even victory in the east potentially not ending the conflict, US intelligence has warned.

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Destruction, Subversion, and the Long War

Russia’s continuation of the war in Ukraine against fierce resistance suggests that Russia must see the war as offering benefits. Russia has territorial designs on Ukraine, and Putin may be holding on for fear of looking weak.

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