US ships will sail through Taiwan Strait in defiance of China

US ships will sail through Taiwan Strait in defiance of China

Chinese officials have suspended a series of military dialogues designed to minimize the risk of conflict with the United States amid an uproar over the visit of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to Taiwan. That announcement from Beijing came hours after Secretary of State Antony Blinken affirmed that US warships will continue to chart their … Read more

Embattled Biden looks for foreign policy ‘plan B’ in trip to Israel

Embattled Biden looks for foreign policy 'plan B' in trip to Israel

JERUSALEM— Arriving Wednesday to meet with Israeli leaders, President Joe Biden will confront a Middle East dramatically changed since his last visit to the region. Israel’s ties to several Arab states under the Abraham Accords have reshaped security dynamics, agreements that were not in place when Biden was in office as vice president during the … Read more