Tag : United States International Relations

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Biden Speaks With Saudi King; Unclear if Khashoggi Killing Was Discussed

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WASHINGTON — President Biden held his first call with King Salman of Saudi Arabia on Thursday, but the official White House description of it made...
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Afghan Government Backs Repatriation of Guantánamo Detainee

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WASHINGTON — The government of Afghanistan has filed a petition in federal court supporting the return of a citizen who has been held for a...
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Candidate Biden Called Saudi Arabia a ‘Pariah.’ He Now Has to Deal With It.

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WASHINGTON — As a candidate, President Biden left no doubt what he thought about how the United States should deal with Saudi Arabia. His plan,...
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Amid Shortfalls, Biden Signs Executive Order to Bolster Critical Supply Chains

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WASHINGTON — Automakers have been forced to halt production because of a lack of computer chips. Health care workers battling the coronavirus pandemic had to...
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On the Front Lines of Diplomacy, but at the Back of the Vaccine Queue

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WASHINGTON — In the best of times, working at the United States Embassy in Pristina, Kosovo, was always difficult: Pollution, poor electricity, unreliable internet service...
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A Top Democrat Warns Against a Hasty Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan

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The Taliban have recently issued orders to their fighters to stop foreign militants from entering their ranks. The orders, reported earlier by the Afghan channel...
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Blinken, Without Leaving Home, Tries to Mend Fences With Allies Abroad

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Behind the jokes, however, there is frustration. Mr. Blinken and President Biden say the United States faces a herculean challenge in restoring bonds with key...