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May 24 2012
GOP Rep. Peter King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, expressed concern Wednesday about the extent of the Obama administration’s efforts to protect the Pakistan doctor who was sent to prison in Pakistan for treason after helping to find Usama bin Laden. "This has been handled very poorly right from the time of the raid," King told FoxNews.com. Dr. Shakil Afridi ran aFox News (Online News)
Feb 15 2022
President Joe Biden issued an address on the Russia-Ukraine crisis Tuesday amid conflicting reports about Russia's plans to invade the former Soviet territory.
Biden said a Russian invasion is still "distinctly possible" and described how the U.S. and allies are "ready to impose powerful sanctions and export controls" in response to an invasion. He said that the U.S. wouldn't sendAxios National Review HuffPost
Oct 13 2022
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Escalated Russian strikes on Ukraine and threats from President Vladimir Putin have raised new concerns about the conflict. After Putin said last month that Russia would use "all the means that we have" to defendAllSides Staff
Mar 11 2022
After initially indicating support for a transfer of fighter jets to Ukraine, the U.S. now says the move is not tenable. Why?
On Sunday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Poland's plan to send fighter jets to Ukraine to help against the Russian invasion "gets a green light" from the U.S., and suggested that the U.S. could "backfill the planes that they’re handing over to theNational Review Washington Post NBC News (Online)
Aug 11 2021
Recent Taliban victories in Afghanistan have displaced thousands and raised fears of a complete Taliban takeover. An E.U. official said Tuesday that the Taliban had taken 65% of the country, and U.S. intelligence officials reportedly believe that Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, could fall to the Taliban within 90 days. The warnings came as the Taliban took control of six provincial capitalWall Street Journal (News) New York Times (News) Fox News (Online News)
Feb 19 2021
President Joe Biden reaffirmed the U.S.' commitment to the trans-Atlantic alliance and renounced the previous administration's "America First" mindset in a virtual speech at the Munich Security Conference on Friday. Biden called on Western allies to work together to ensure that "democracy must prevail." The president also reaffirmed the U.S.' commitment to The North Atlantic TreatyThe Hill The Daily Wire New York Times (News)
Aug 29 2022
Perspectives BlogFrom the Center
It turns out that Joe Biden is, politically speaking, alive.
After months of Democratic handwringing over their leader’s falling poll numbers, paralyzed legislative agenda and low-energy public appearances, the president has put together a small winning streak. Passing even a massively-diminished health and climate bill was the big ticket victory, but substantialDan Schnur
Jan 27 2022
Russia's military buildup along its border with Ukraine has sparked fears of an invasion and military mobilization from the U.S. and other European allies. President Joe Biden has predicted a Russian invasion of Ukraine, and originally said a "minor incursion" would elicit a different response from the U.S. than a full-on invasion — a comment that sparked criticism andAllSides Staff
Aug 01 2022
Should America be the world's police? How much should we intervene in other countries’ affairs, if ever?
How much power should the U.S. give to international institutions like the United Nations? These are recurring questions that the American public revisits every few years. There is fierce debate on all sides of the political spectrum about how much influence andClare Ashcraft
Mar 27 2022
While speaking to a crowd in front of Warsaw's Royal Castle in Poland on Saturday, President Joe Biden closed his speech with a bold and seemingly unscripted remark that sparked a quick rebuttal from the White House.
"For God's sake, this man cannot remain in power," Biden said, referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin and his ongoing invasion of Ukraine. Biden's comment wasVox Mother Jones Newsweek