Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. on Thursday accused the Biden administration of trying to inflict “strategic defeat” on Russia with the decision to provide Ukraine with a battalion’s worth of its top-of-the-line M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks, in an escalating war of words over Western military support for Kyiv.
Rep. Adam Smith agreed that relations between Washington and Bejing are at a historically low point but said armed conflict at this time is “highly unlikely.”
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken urged Israel and the Palestinians on Monday to ease tensions following a spike in violence that has put the region on edge.
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he held back sensitive information from Rep. Adam B. Schiff of California out of concerns it would leak to persons who shouldn’t receive it.
A deadly Israeli military raid Thursday in the occupied West Bank killed nine suspected Palestinian militants and sent regional tensions soaring ahead of a planned visit by Secretary of State Antony Blinken to the region in the coming days.
Sen. John Kennedy is sounding the alarm over a potential misuse of the U.S. legal system that would allow adversaries like Russia and China to fund lawsuits against American companies and use the discovery process to obtain military technology or intellectual property.