“Those of us who conduct foreign policy haven’t always done a good job connecting it to the needs and aspirations of the American people,”
I wrote recently about an Afghan human rights activist who ran shelters for abused women but was forced by Taliban advances to flee her home. She is now in hiding in Kabul.
The visit of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to New Delhi on July 28 put the seal on strategic partnership between the two largest democracies and established India’s special position for Biden Presidency. The US and India are now
“A world of zero risk is not a world in which American diplomacy can deliver,” US Secretary of State Tony Blinken said as he introduced his plan for modernising American diplomacy at the Foreign Service Institute. Part of that plan, he
Private groups, particularly with ties to the veteran community, have played an important role in the evacuation and resettlement of tens of thousands of Afghans since the US ended its longest war and the government fell to the Taliban.
Antony Blinken on Wednesday began his first trip as US secretary of state to sub-Saharan Africa, hoping to demonstrate a broad commitment focused on democracy and climate change even as crises in Ethiopia and Sudan put security front
Travelling across Africa, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken saw firsthand the limits of America’s influence abroad. Blinken confronted authoritarianism, growing threats from newly energized extremists, and persistent challenges posed
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed and the Secretary of State discussed friendship and joint cooperation between the UAE and the United States and ways to strengthen it in various fields to achieve their mutual interests and contribute to the consolidation of security and stability in the region.
In separate calls with Palestinian President Abbas and Israeli Foreign Minister Lapid, Blinken stressed "the importance of Israelis and Palestinians working to end the cycle of violence in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza by exercising restraint and refraining from actions that escalate tensions..."