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Israel-Palestine US policy: What changed under Biden, what didn't |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

Israel-Palestine US policy: What changed under Biden, what didn’t | Israel-Palestine conflict News

A self-proclaimed Zionist, President Joe Biden is often cited by his top aides as saying that if there were no Israel, the United States would have to create one. So when Biden took the White House, Palestinian rights advocates and Arab-American voters who backed him did not set high expectations for a change in US …

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Biden Is Failing, But Not Because He Isn't 'Left' Enough

Biden Is Failing, But Not Because He Isn’t ‘Left’ Enough

As Joe Biden’s presidency continues to flounder, a narrative is developing among progressives that suggests he’s more of a lover than a fighter. In The New York Times, Michael Shear writes, “While many Democrats are pleading for a fighter who gives voice to their anger, Mr. Biden has chosen a more passive path…” Politico reported …

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US sending $400 million more in military aid to Ukraine

US sending $400 million more in military aid to Ukraine

WASHINGTON– The Biden administration said Friday that it will send another $400 million in military equipment to Ukraine, including four more advanced rocket systems. The weapons, said a senior defense official, will bolster Ukrainian efforts to strike deeper behind Russian frontlines in the eastern Donbas region. The aid comes as Moscow this week claimed full …

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US to send more HIMARS advanced rocket systems to Ukraine |  Russia-Ukraine war News

US to send more HIMARS advanced rocket systems to Ukraine | Russia-Ukraine war News

Advanced artillery rocket system is part of new $400m US weapons package to Ukraine, senior US defense official says. The United States will send more High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) to Ukraine as part of a new $400m weapons package, a senior defense official has said, to help Kyiv confront heavy Russian artillery bombardments. …

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Russia cheers Boris Johnson's demise as world reacts to the UK's political drama

Russia cheers Boris Johnson’s demise as world reacts to the UK’s political drama

Russia welcomed Boris Johnson’s departure from office. Justin Tallis | dpa | Getty Images LONDON — Global leaders have reacted to Boris Johnson’s resignation, with the Kremlin in particular expressing pleasure at the UK prime minister’s exit. Johnson announced Thursday that it’s time for his party to choose a new leader and, therefore, a prime …

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Biden snubs Boris Johnson in statement on UK prime minister's resignation

Biden snubs Boris Johnson in statement on UK prime minister’s resignation

President Biden gave departing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson the cold shoulder in an initial statement reacting to Johnson resigning his position Thursday — failing to even mention the outgoing leader’s name. “The United Kingdom and the United States are the closest of friends and Allies, and the special relationship between our people remains strong …

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'Not about justice': Advocates slam US line on Abu Akleh killing |  Israel-Palestine conflict News

‘Not about justice’: Advocates slam US line on Abu Akleh killing | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Washington, DC- The Biden administration’s handling of the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh has infuriated Palestinian rights advocates who say Washington continues to ensure impunity for Israeli abuses even when they target journalists and United States citizens. The US Department of State announced on Monday that gunfire from Israeli positions “was likely …

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Abortion, women's rights grow as priorities: AP-NORC poll

Abortion, women’s rights grow as priorities: AP-NORC poll

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll finds a growing percentage of Americans calling out abortion or women’s rights as priorities for the government in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. wadeespecially among Democrats and those who support abortion access. With midterm elections looming, President Joe Biden and Democrats will seek …

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