White House officials said Biden also confronted the Kremlin leader over the poisoning of an opposition activist and a hacking of government and private computer networks in the U.S.
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But short of the cabinet invoking the 25th Amendment or impeaching and convicting the president, it would be unconstitutional to defy legal orders from the commander in chief, experts note.
The attacks appear intended to steal the credentials of executives and officials at global organizations involved in the refrigeration process necessary to protect vaccine doses.
For two decades, the scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was the driving force behind what U.S. and Israeli officials describe as Iran’s secretive nuclear weapons program.
Antony J. Blinken, a defender of global alliances and one of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s closest foreign policy advisers, is expected to be nominated for secretary of state, a job in which he will try to coalesce skeptical international partners into a new competition ...
The president was dissuaded from moving ahead with a strike by advisers who warned that it could escalate into a broader conflict in his last weeks in office.
Trump's pre-election plan to show he had gotten something out of his mysteriously friendly relationship with Putin is facing headwinds.
A recurrent theme of Trump's presidency is the rejection of obvious facts when they don’t meet his political needs.
Global affairs have strayed a great distance from the status quo Biden might recall from the last time he stepped out of the Situation Room.