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Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark

Joseph Clark covers Congress and national security for The Washington Times. He is a Kansas native and holds a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from the University of Kansas. Joseph spent ten years in the Navy after college and worked briefly in banking prior to obtaining his master's degree from the Columbia Journalism School and joining The Washington Times. He can be reached at

Articles by Joseph Clark

President Joe Biden speaks during a memorial service for former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid at the Smith Center in Las Vegas, Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Biden, Obama honor Harry Reid’s legacy

President Biden and former President Barack Obama gathered among Democratic leaders across the country to honor the late Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid in a Las Vegas memorial service Saturday. Published January 8, 2022

In this file photo, Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev attends a meeting of Presidents of ex-Soviet nations which are members of the Commonwealth of Independent States, at Konstantin Palace in Strelna, outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2021.  Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, Mr. Tokayev authorized security forces to shoot to kill demonstrators involved in street protests. (Yevgeny Biyatov, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)  **FILE**

Senior security official arrested in Kazakhstan amid unrest

Kazakhstan's National Security Committee on Saturday announced the arrest of the former head of the country's counterintelligence and anti-terror agency on charges linked to the violent protests that have erupted over the past week. Published January 8, 2022