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US Ambassador to Russia returns to Moscow

(CNN) — US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan arrived back in Moscow Thursday, days after the Russian ambassador to the US resumed his post in Washington, DC. The return of the envoys to their respective diplomatic posts following months of absence marked a modest deliverable from last week's summit in Geneva between US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Iran just elected a mass murderer — so naturally Team Biden wants to negotiate

Doing the same thing and expecting different results is the definition of insanity — except, it seems, for the Biden administration, where such folly passes for foreign policy. This month, President Joe Biden and his team watched as another dismally unfree election in Iran resulted in Ebrahim Raisi taking the...
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Foreign minister: North Korea 'not considering' meeting U.S.

SEOUL, June 24 (UPI) -- North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Son Gwon dismissed the notion of dialogue with the United States, saying it "would get us nowhere," in a statement carried by government media. "We are not considering even the possibility of any contact with the U.S., let alone having...
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US investing in China’s emerging technologies ‘converts into military power’: Atlas Organization founder

Taiwan's foreign minister issued a warning that "we need to prepare" for a possible military conflict with China, which has invested in weaponry. In an interview on FOX Business' "Mornings with Maria," Atlas Organization founder Jonathan Ward cautioned the U.S. against further investments in emerging Chinese technology, as the country continues to make economic gains.
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US to move Afghan translators who aided troops to secure location as Taliban threatens takeover

The Biden administration will move to shield Afghan citizens who aided US forces as translators and guides in the face of threats of retaliation from the Taliban as the US withdraws from the country.A senior administration official confirmed in a statement obtained by Voice of America that “a group of [Special Immigrant Visa (SIV] applicants who have served as interpreters and translators” will be “relocated to another location outside of Afghanistan” while their visa claims are processed.An official told ABC News that the plan could begin “in a few days – at the most, a week.”The decision comes as the...
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The Hill

Biden hits China on solar panels over human rights abuses

The Biden administration is moving to bar U.S. imports of a material used in solar panels produced by a Chinese-based firm that officials say is engaged in forced labor practices, ratcheting up pressure on China over its human rights abuses. The White House said that the Department of Homeland Security’s...

Confronting China

South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson says the US has to confront China on a number of fronts. He says China is actively attempting to undermine American interests.. Johnson says fallout from the pandemic shows how much control the US has given to China…. China is one of the biggest buyers...
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US blocks solar panel materials from China over labor abuses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Material used to produce solar panels in China will be barred from the U.S. market as part of a broader effort to halt commerce tied to the country’s repressive campaign against Uyghurs and other minorities, the Biden administration said Thursday. U.S. Customs and Border Protection will immediately...
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US again votes against United Nations resolution to drop economic embargo against Cuba

Cuba slammed Joe Biden for breaking an election promise to improve relations between the two countries after the US voted against a United Nations resolution to end the blockade of the island.The Biden administration voted against the UN General Assembly’s annual resolution to end the economic embargo despite the president’s campaign commitment to lift current restrictions on remittances and travel.Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez told the UN in New York on Wednesday that Mr Biden’s "pernicious passivity" was due to the Democrat’s electoral ambitions in Florida."The electoral platform for the Democratic party around the election promised voters that it...