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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

FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2019, photo, Fox News host Sean Hannity speaks during a taping of his show, "Hannity," in New York. The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection has requested an interview and information from Hannity.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Jan. 6 committee requests cooperation from Fox News host Sean Hannity

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol has requested Sean Hannity's cooperation with its probe after obtaining text messages that the lawmakers say indicate that the Fox News host had "advance knowledge" of then-President Trump's plans for that date. Published January 4, 2022

Russian lawyer Ilia Novikov, center right, speaks with media after hearings on the liquidation of Council of Human Rights Center in front of the Moscow Court in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. The Moscow City Court has shut down the Memorial Human Rights Center, sister organization of International Memorial, which was ordered to close Tuesday by Russia's Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

Russian court shutters second human rights group as crackdown expands

A Moscow court closed down another prominent Russian human rights organization on Wednesday -- the second such shuttering in as many days -- amid growing concern over a widening Kremlin crackdown on rights groups, media, and opposition supporters. Published December 29, 2021

Senior editor of "Stand News" Ronson Chan, center, is arrested by police officers in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021. Hong Kong police said they arrested several of its staff, including Chan, who is also head of the Hong Kong Journalists Association, early Wednesday morning for conspiracy to publish a seditious publication. (AP Photo)

Hong Kong pro-democracy news site shutters after police raid

Hong Kong's pro-democracy news site Stand News ceased operations Wednesday after hundreds of police raided its headquarters and arrested senior staff and board members over an alleged conspiracy to publish a 'seditious publication,' as Chinese authorities continue to crack down on independent press in the city. Published December 28, 2021