In a move that was totally expected – if not universally welcome – President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday he is running for re-election in 2024. “We –you and I – together […]
Humanitarian aid to Afghans?
Humanitarian aid may be sent to Afghanistan by the United States, but that hasn’t been confirmed by Washington. According to the Associated Press, the Taliban regime that conquered that country after the […]
Should U.S. troops have stayed?
The latest Afghan war is over. The political battle over who is to blame continues. Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, two top military officials spoke on what might […]
Can alliance influence Taliban?
What might be considered an unusual alliance could be emerging over the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan. The United States, China, Russia and Pakistan are reportedly working together to influence the new rulers […]
A new push for vaccinations
In an effort to get those who are hesitant about – or resistant to – vaccination against the coronavirus, President Joe Biden will use the power of the presidency to move millions […]
Judge blocks abortion lawsuit
A new highly restrictive abortion law in Texas – considered the toughest in the nation – as already run into its first legal obstacle. According to United Press International, a Travis County […]
U.S. role in Afghanistan ends
The evacuation of Americans, other Westerners and Afghan allies from Afghanistan finished on Monday, writing the final chapter to the 20-year U.S. intervention in the remote Central Asian nation. According to the […]
More terror attacks coming?
Access to Kabul’s airport has been mostly cut off by Taliban forces as the evacuation of Americans, other Westerners and Afghan allies approaches a final deadline on Tuesday. The intent of the […]
Evacuation goes on, threat stays
U.S. military forces are continuing to work to evacuate Americans, other Westerners and Afghan allies from Kabul a day after terrorist attacks killed 169 Afghans and 13 members of American military services. […]
Terror attacks at Kabul airport kill 72; Biden vows payback
Warnings of an imminent attack by terrorists on Kabul Airport in Afghanistan came true Thursday as 60 Afghans and 12 Americans were killed. According to the Associated Press, two suicide bombers and […]