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  • Mexican President writes to Biden on undocumented migrants

    Mexican President writes to Biden on undocumented migrants

    In the letter, Lopez Obrador highlighted "the need for a new approach to the phenomenon of Central American migration", saying that he is "in favor of an approach that prioritises development and opportunities" in regions that are the source of mass migration.

    September 10, 2021
  • Biden pays respects to US troops killed in Afghanistan

    Biden pays respects to US troops killed in Afghanistan

    Biden became the fourth commander in chief over two decades of war to stand at attention at Dover Air Force Base as the remains of the fallen from Afghanistan returned home.

    August 30, 2021
  • Monumental betrayal

    Monumental betrayal

    If Russia’s takeover in 1978 to implement revolutionary social and economic policies by a Communist regime was a disaster, no less was its withdrawal in 1989 that not only set in motion a period of civil war and destroyed the formal state structure but also gave rise to the Taliban and their reactionary Islamist regime; but how is American occupation different, now when all its pretension to moral grandstanding wears off?

    August 25, 2021
  • Covid-19 origin probe: No definitive conclusion by US intelligence

    Covid-19 origin probe: No definitive conclusion by US intelligence

    The report also underscores the importance of inducing China to share lab records, genomic samples, and other data that could provide further illumination on the origins of the virus, which has killed more than four million people worldwide, current and former officials said.

    August 25, 2021
  • What next?

    What next?

    But the issue for President Joe Biden is how his Administration can signal to the world that the US’ perceived lack of resolution in staying the course is just that, a perception, and does not signify an elemental weakness in American policymaking.

    August 24, 2021
  • Mr Biden’s defence

    Mr Biden’s defence

    Palpably enough, the remnants of the American force have been caught with their pants down as indeed has Afghanistan’s internal security network.

    August 21, 2021
  • ‘For what?’: Joe Biden stands ground on Afghanistan exit

    ‘For what?’: Joe Biden stands ground on Afghanistan exit

    On Biden's watch, the two-decade war in Afghanistan ended with the Taliban storming back to power and capturing the capital city of Kabul

    August 20, 2021
  • Finesse and Firmness

    Finesse and Firmness

    He did sound somewhat rhetorical on Thursday when he said: “To the mayors, school superintendents, educators, local leaders, who are standing up to the governors politicising mask protection for our kids: thank you. Thank God that we have heroes like you, and I stand with you all, and America should as well.”

    August 19, 2021
  • The fall of Afghanistan

    The fall of Afghanistan

    The Northern Alliance, which was fighting the Taliban opened a route for the US to invade the country in retaliation for the 9/11 bombing.

    August 17, 2021
  • Blundering Biden

    Blundering Biden

    The hasty exit from Afghanistan has diminished America's standing in the world; the instability it has engendered and the colossal intelligence failure which led the President to make bold public assertions may well have damaged his reputation permanently.

    August 17, 2021
  • No regret over US forces withdrawal from Afghanistan: Biden

    No regret over US forces withdrawal from Afghanistan: Biden

    "But they've got to want to fight. They have outnumbered the Taliban," said Biden

    August 11, 2021
  • US Senate narrowly approves $3.5T budget

    US Senate narrowly approves $3.5T budget

    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., assured progressives that Congress will pursue sweeping initiatives going beyond the infrastructure compromise

    August 11, 2021
  • Covid-19 vaccines to be required for military under new US plan

    Covid-19 vaccines to be required for military under new US plan

    In a statement Monday, Biden said he strongly supports Austin's message to the force and the plan to add the COVID vaccine "to the list of required vaccinations for our service members not later than mid-September.

    August 10, 2021
  • Biden urges unvaccinated Americans to get a jab

    Biden urges unvaccinated Americans to get a jab

    The country is witnessing a resurgence of new Covid-19 cases attributed to the spread of the highly-contagious Delta variant.

    August 7, 2021
  • What can Blinken give us?

    What can Blinken give us?

    Unvaccinated people from India and Africa and other parts of the world with low vaccination rates will travel to the rich world and could reignite the pandemic there.

    July 29, 2021
  • US considering vaccine mandate for all federal workers: Biden

    US considering vaccine mandate for all federal workers: Biden

    Biden's remarks came against the backdrop of waning vaccination rates in the country despite wide availability of the shots, and as the spread of the more transmissible Delta variant caused a worrisome uptick in caseloads.

    July 28, 2021
  • Biden believes kids under 12 will be able to get Covid jabs soon

    Biden believes kids under 12 will be able to get Covid jabs soon

    Data for children ages five to 11 could come sometime in September, and depending on the findings, Pfizer told CNN that it could ask the FDA to authorise emergency use of the vaccine that same month.

    July 22, 2021