Top Ukraine negotiator calls for more weapons

Ukrainian police officers document the destruction at one of Europe’s largest clothing market “Barabashovo” (over 75 hectares) in Kharkiv on May 16, 2022, which was destroyed due to shelling, during the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Sergey Bobok | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The Ukrainian negotiator who spearheaded the now-stalled talks with Russian officials … Read more

The chart that refutes Biden’s claim that inflation is worse around the world

President Joe Biden is under fire for inflation that has reached its 41-year high and has strained the finances of millions of Americans. He has blamed Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine and the COVID pandemic for the price hikes — and has now pointed out that inflation is a global problem. In an interview with … Read more

Summary of weapons US has given to Ukraine

A soldier performs registration and calibration for the M777A2 howitzer weapon system in Syria, September 30, 2021. US army sp. Isaiah Scott | US Army WASHINGTON — From heavy artillery to tactical drones to armored vehicles, the US has pledged $5.6 billion in military aid to Ukraine since Russia invaded in late February. The latest … Read more

Joe Biden Believes Mohammed Bin Salman Ordered Jamal Khashoggi

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said on Thursday that President Biden, who will visit Saudi Arabia next month, believes the country’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has ordered the 2018 operation to Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was killed. Biden will travel to Saudi Arabia in mid-July to thaw US-Saudi relations amid record high … Read more

Biden Says Americans Are ‘Very Down’

It is a national setback. President Biden said on Thursday that Americans are “really, really down” after an ongoing series of crises under his oversight. The nation is battling soaring inflation, record high gas prices at the pump, soaring inflation and shortages of supplies like baby food — but the president blames America’s gloomy mood … Read more

Senate passes landmark bill to help veterans exposed to fire pits during military service

CNN † The Senate passed landmark legislation Thursday that would help millions of veterans exposed to toxic fire pits during their military service. A broad bipartisan majority approved the long-awaited bill by a vote of 84-14. It now goes to the House of Representatives, where Speaker Nancy Pelosi has pledged to act quickly and send … Read more

Biden not happy with officials saying US wants Ukraine to win

President Biden was reportedly unhappy with his defense and state ministers earlier this year after they publicly stated that the US wanted Ukraine to defeat Russia in its brutal invasion that had begun months earlier. Biden expressed his disapproval in a conference call with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin … Read more

Analysis: Saudi Crown Prince survives US moral outrage, with a little help from rising gas prices

CNN † Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has survived the United States nearly four years after the assassination and breakup of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. An announcement Tuesday that President Joe Biden will visit Saudi Arabia next month comes as no surprise — the White House has been preparing the ground for days. … Read more

US paying lip service to One China’s policies

BEIJING — There is growing suspicion about US claims to recognize Beijing as China’s only legal government, a retired People’s Liberation Army officer told CNBC on Monday. His comments came after US President Joe Biden repeatedly indicated that the US would defend Taiwan militarily if the island comes under attack, but the White House denied … Read more

Senate Negotiators Announce Guns Deal, Break Blockades

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate negotiators Sunday announced a bipartisan framework in response to last month’s mass shootings, a notable but limited breakthrough with modest gun restrictions and stepped up efforts to improve school safety and mental health programs. The proposal falls short of the tougher steps President Joe Biden and many Democrats had long pursued. … Read more