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US, G7 allies to strip Russia of ‘most favored nation’ status – sources

US President Joe Biden holds a virtual meeting with business leaders and state governors to discuss supply chain issues, particularly semiconductor chips, on the White House campus in Washington , U.S. March 9, 2022. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, March 10 (Reuters) – …

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Maduro expresses interest in better relations between Venezuela and the United States

But he appeared to indicate he was ready to accede to U.S. demands to resume negotiations with adversaries as the first building block for any relief from U.S. sanctions that have dogged the OPEC nation for years. “We agreed to work on a program for the future, matters of interest,” …

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JCPOA may be flat, but there’s still hope to rekindle US-Iran relations

As US-Iranian relations continue to be adversarial after Trump, any path to reconciliation should involve the US administration engaging directly with and listening to the general Iranian public, writes Kourosh Ziabari. A portrait of U.S. President Joe Biden is taped to a balloon during a ceremony marking the anniversary of …

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President Biden announces 3 key nominees

WASHINGTON – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intention to name the following leaders to serve as key leaders in his administration: Reuben Brigety, candidate for the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of South Africa MaryKay Carlson, candidate for the position of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary …

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US pledges to put Russia on the defensive at UN Security Council

FILE In this photo released by the State Duma, the press service of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addresses the State Duma, the lower house of parliament in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Lavrov said the US response contained some elements that …

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Rights groups warn Biden against blacklisting Yemen’s Houthis | Joe Biden News

Washington D.C.- When the Biden administration stripped Yemen’s Houthi rebels of the “terrorist” group label last February, it cited the potentially “devastating” effects the designation would have on Yemeni civilians’ access to lifesaving humanitarian aid. But less than a year later, President Joe Biden said the group’s re-naming was “under …

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China hits out at Japan and US after Biden, Kishida discuss Beijing in video meeting

China has denounced talks between US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Beijing with Washington and Tokyo, raising concerns about “predatory” moves by the mainland. As Prime Minister Kishida and President Biden discussed China in a virtual meeting, the Chinese Embassy in Japan said on Saturday …

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Joe Biden has a communication problem. Jen Psaki does not help

Photo by Yash Mori/White House/Alamy WASHINGTON, DC – On December 6, Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, stood on the podium in front of the press corps and scoffed at the idea of ​​sending Covid tests directly to the people’s homes. NPR’s Mara Liasson asked why rapid tests were …

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Advocacy for subnational diplomacy

Letter from the editor BY SHAWN DORMAN Welcome to this packed double edition of The Foreign Service Journal to start the new year. In addition to our regular programming, this issue features an exclusive interview with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, as well as a first-person account from Moscow Signal, …

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UAE tells US it will suspend F-35 talks amid Huawei malaise

DUBAI / WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates have informed the United States it will suspend talks to acquire F-35 fighter jets, a United Arab Emirates official said on Tuesday as part of a $ 23 billion deal that also includes drones and other ammunition. The sale of 50 …

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Omicron cases in US set to increase, officials say

Several dozen cases of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus have been identified in the United States, a number that “is likely to increase,” said Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on Sunday. on ABC’s “This Week” show. At least 17 states …

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Clinton’s Crypto Claims in Russia – Real Alarmists or “Red Threat”?

Neither the author, Tim Fries, nor this website, The Tokenist, provide financial advice. Please review our website policy before making any financial decisions. In recent talks, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton claimed that an increase in the use of Bitcoin would take power away from the United States and …

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Some States Abandon “Dehumanizing” Conditions for Immigrants

Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother’s residence permit when she was a child: “foreigner”. In harsh government terms, this meant that her mother was not yet a citizen of the United States. But for his young daughter, the word had a more personal meaning. Even if they …

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What the US can learn from the UK about wind power

EAGLESHAM, Scotland – As President Joe Biden’s administration puts its forces in the service of wind power with plans to develop large-scale wind farms along the entire coastline of the United States, the administration can examine how Europe’s windiest nation is transforming its energy grid by example of how to …

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China steps up military pressure on Taiwan

IIT WAS A deliberate provocation, patriotically timed. On October 1, the country’s national holiday, China flew 38 planes, including fighter jets and bombers, to Taiwan (one guy, the J-16, is shown). They entered the island’s air defense identification area (ADIZ), a buffer region where intrusions often trigger military alerts. It …

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Cal Thomas: Invisible and stealthy forces to destroy America

There are forces that want to destroy America. Some of them are visible and some are stealthy. Visible forces include terrorists and some nation states like Iran. Radical Islamic preachers shout “Death to America” in their sermons, encouraging martyrdom through suicide bombings. September 11 was their crowning achievement so far. …

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Oil states brace for Biden methane rule

The Biden administration is set to launch a major crackdown on oil and gas methane emissions in the coming weeks, but concerns are emerging about how the rule could affect small operators and to what extent the country’s major oil and gas-producing states could fight the plan. . Smaller oil …

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NATION / WORLD BRIEFS September 18, 2021 | Local News

FDA Advisory Board Rejects Widespread Booster Injections From Pfizer WASHINGTON – An influential federal advisory group overwhelmingly rejected a plan on Friday to offer Pfizer booster shots against COVID-19 to most Americans, dealing a blow to the Biden administration’s efforts to strengthen protection people in the midst of the highly …

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Finding a new vocabulary for the old foreign policy

U.S. foreign policy has long focused more on the evocative vocabulary used to describe it than on the geopolitical reality it is meant to address. The vocabulary that politicians and the media use to define foreign policy is part of a web of artificially generated illusions that serve not so …

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China cautiously optimistic about new US ambassador

Editor’s Note: Yuan Sha is an assistant researcher in the American Studies Department of the China Institute of International Studies. A former Columbia University Fulbright Fellow, she holds a PhD in International Politics from the China University of Foreign Affairs. Yuan has published several articles on Sino-US security relations in …

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Fact Check: White House National Security Adviser Misleadingly Describes Pipeline Company As ‘Not Russian’

Bash told Sullivan that President Joe Biden had “decided not to impose sanctions” on the pipeline. After Bash cited a Republican criticism of Biden’s handling of the problem, she asked, “Why are you giving in to Russia on this pipeline?” Sullivan correctly replied that Biden has “sanctioned several Russian entities“Regarding …

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Colonial Pipeline Cyber ​​Attack Highlights Vulnerability of National Energy Sector – Energy and Natural Resources

United States: Colonial pipeline cyberattack highlights vulnerability of country’s energy sector May 17, 2021 Foley Hoag LLP To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. This article follows up on our recent discussion of the cyberattack that took the 5,500-mile Colonial Pipeline offline last week and the growing …

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A pitch for sports diplomacy

By Tommy Goodman Two years ago, in a private restaurant (“paladar”) in Havana, owner Julio noticed the baseball equipment worn by our group in the United States. Caribbean Education and Baseball Foundation (CEBF) and energetically launched an invitation to play ball with its staff in a “palatal league”. And just …

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Student loan debt must be canceled in full for everyone

Stefani Reynold / Getty 1.6 USD trillion. How much money 45 million Americans collectively have student loan debt. Think about it – how many people do you know who are still paying off their loans? Chances are you and a bunch of your friends and family are still repay the …

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