Biden's statement, expressing support for a halt to the deadly warfare but not demanding one outright, showed the limits of U.S. power.
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For the U.S. President, withdrawing the remaining American troops from Afghanistan is a recognition of the inevitable after 20 years of war with no clear victory in sight.
The top American diplomat said that the U.S. and its allies need to come together to develop technologies when the benefits of trading with China must be weighed against the risks.
While the Americans portrayed the talks as a good chance to exchange views, they left Alaska without any clear path forward on key issues, with experts saying relations may only get worse.
The administration is moving to put semiconductors, artificial intelligence and next-generation networks at the heart of U.S. strategy toward Asia, attempting to rally what officials are calling "techno-democracies” to stand up to China.
It wasn’t always clear that the administration — many of whose officials worked to foster close, cordial ties with China during the Obama era — would press a tough line.
Antony Blinken said Tehran must return to compliance with the terms of the deal first, and he vowed to work closely with Congress as potential talks progress.
A seven-day stretch that began with a call demanding Georgia officials help overturn the state’s election crescendoed with him inciting a mob toward the nation’s Capitol.
U.S. President Donald Trump is rushing to leave his final mark on energy, financial and foreign policy while stalling the transition to President-elect Joe Biden — who warned that further delays in the handoff risk increasing the coronavirus death toll. The Pentagon told military commanders ...
U.S. President Donald Trump’s rapid-fire escalation of attacks on China — from bans of WeChat and TikTok to sanctions on Hong Kong’s top official — underscores that he’s dropped past restraint and decided to make confronting Beijing his priority less than 90 days before ...