Biden Supports Sweden, Finland’s Bids to Join NATO

President Joe Biden on Thursday enthusiastically welcomed bids by Finland and Sweden to join NATO – expanding the security alliance to include two of Europe’s most modern militaries right on Russia’s northwest border. VOA’s Anita Powell reports from the White House. #Biden #Supports #Sweden #Finlands #Bids #Join #NATO

Commentary: How Biden can work with countries that can’t afford to alienate China

FROM THE CENTRE TO THE MARGINS Since the end of the Vietnam War, the United States has been remarkably consistent and successful as an offshore balancer in Southeast Asia, maintaining the stability of the region and preventing it from falling under the sway of any hegemonic power. But times have changed.  Although China is a … Read more

Biden Supports Sweden, Finland’s Bids to Join NATO

President Joe Biden on Thursday enthusiastically welcomed Sweden and Finland’s bids to join the NATO security alliance — a move that would bring two of Europe’s most modern militaries right to Russia’s northwest border. Speaking from the Rose Garden, flanked by Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson of Sweden and President Sauli Niinistö of Finland, Biden said … Read more

Biden invokes Defense Production Act for formula shortage

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday invoked the Defense Production Act to speed production of infant formula and authorized flights to import supply from overseas, as he faces mounting political pressure over a domestic shortage caused by the safety-related closure of the country’s largest formula manufacturing plant. The Defense Production Act order requires … Read more

Biden doubtful Congress can pass new gun laws: 'It's going to be very difficult'

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – President Joe Biden said it will be “very difficult” for Congress to pass new gun control laws and that there is very little executive action he can do at this time to address gun violence in America. Biden’s comments came while he was in Buffalo Tuesday visiting the site of the … Read more

Photos: President Biden visits Buffalo after mass shooting

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — President Joe Biden will be in Buffalo Tuesday to speak with families of the victims of Saturday’s mass shooting that killed 10 people at grocery store. Biden arrives in Buffalo following mass shooting: What to expect Biden is expected to visit the Tops Friendly Market location on Jefferson Avenue and give … Read more

Biden Approves ‘Small, Persistent’ US Military Presence in Somalia

President Biden has authorized a deployment of some 500 troops to Somalia to conduct operations against the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab insurgent group. This reversal of a Trump-era decision to withdraw the troops comes as the nation’s parliament elects a new president. VOA’s Anita Powell reports from the White House. #Biden #Approves #Small #Persistent #Military #Presence #Somalia

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