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  • Blinken, Qatari FM hold talks Afghanistan

    Blinken, Qatari FM hold talks Afghanistan

    Secretary Blinken thanked Qatar for its strong partnership on regional security issues and assistance to safely transit U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents, and Afghans at risk,

    October 18, 2021
  • Blinken says US ‘strongly supports’ Paris-New Delhi ties

    Blinken says US ‘strongly supports’ Paris-New Delhi ties

    The statement comes amid a diplomatic row between Washington and Paris over their roles in the Indo-Pacific region.

    September 24, 2021
  • Blinken to visit Qatar, Germany over Afghan issue

    Blinken to visit Qatar, Germany over Afghan issue

    In Germany, Blinken will meet his German counterpart Heiko Maas and hold a ministerial meeting on Afghanistan with over 20 countries that "have a stake in" relocating and settling Afghans.

    September 4, 2021
  • ‘US to ensure Americans, partners can leave Afghanistan beyond Aug 31’

    ‘US to ensure Americans, partners can leave Afghanistan beyond Aug 31’

    President Joe Biden confirmed on Tuesday that his administration aimed to complete the evacuation by August 31, while asking for contingency plans to adjust the timeline if necessary.

    August 26, 2021
  • Blinken discusses Afghan situation with Jaishankar 2nd time this week

    Blinken discusses Afghan situation with Jaishankar 2nd time this week

    The two leaders spoke on Thursday and agreed to continue coordination in Afghanistan. Blinken and Jaishankar last spoke on Monday, a day after the Taliban took control of Kabul.

    August 20, 2021
  • Blinken, Lapid meet in Rome amidst reset of US-Israel ties

    Blinken, Lapid meet in Rome amidst reset of US-Israel ties

    The new governments of the US and Isreal look to turn the page on former President Donald Trump and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose close alliance aggravated partisan divisions within both countries.

    June 27, 2021
  • Pole position

    Pole position

    On China, the Biden Administration has cast itself as the only power capable – and now willing – to take on Beijing’s alleged bullying in the region and its attempt to overturn the rules-based global order. The just-concluded and rather combustible US-China talks in Anchorage provided more evidence of Washington’s hardening stand.

    March 22, 2021
  • Blinken first

    Blinken first

    A foreign policy veteran despite his relatively young age, he has held key positions over three decades and helped lead US diplomatic efforts in the fight against ISIS, the re-balance in Asia, and the global refugee crisis. Already, recent interviews of Blinken ~ considered to be “Biden’s alter-ego” ~ are being dissected by the Indian foreign policy establishment and his utterances seen as positive for bilateral ties.

    November 27, 2020